diana vreeland’s address book and the beauty of insomnia

so, darlings, yesterday we took a stroll through greenwich village as the sun warmed the morning-after-the-night-before landmarks…… and then, later, as the sun set over the trees, coming home. and in between there was a lovely conversation at the day job which involved us blowing bubbles against the manhattan skyline (after all the important Talking […]

back in NY: dreaming of Vreeland.

darlings. we’re back from the Other Coast to the land of ambition and verve (where it is raining and cold and required the removal of the slim black trench coat with slight military details from the hall closet #sigh). but this just in: the lovely people at Know Wear (British, we believe) went to the […]

the tale of millicent mole, mademoiselle c and more.

darlings the thing with having-been-ill-previously is that one is Always sort of looking sideways (in an attractive way, not cross-eyed) or behind one (and not in a swively head way – metaphorically speaking) to see if There is Something Else on the Horizon. of course the Plus Side – and there is one – is that […]

tags and stats and musings.

darlings we so Rarely check the “stats” pages (we lie) on our blog and IG (instagram) but when we do (frequently) we are Tickled Pink by the sheer International nature of the delicious visitors who drop by – look! Fig. 1 to decode a little (if we were Presenting a PowerPoint – which thankfully our […]

late night spaghetti.

wanna know what’s great? Last night I woke up in the middle of the night to make myself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich… and ya know, it was my kitchen, it was my refrigerator, it was my apartment… and it was the BEST peanut butter and jelly sandwich that I have had in my […]