darlings after the surprising sunshine of yesterday there was a return to the customary dampen gloom of an english wintry day – and lovely it was too – with plenty of stops for hot mugs of tea and a Proper Breakfast, a Bracing Walk across the Blustery beach, admiring everyone’s labradors who were enjoying the … Continue reading sunday on the eastern kentish coast
darlings as you know we’ve been Awfully Busy (in a very good, productive, Being Useful and earning-money sort of a way) – travel(l)ing to Portland, Carlsbad, Brooklyn and Manhattan, returning to Los Angeles in between to indulge in some jetlag (a State with which we used to be Rather Familiar). despite taking Good care to keep up … Continue reading recipe for relaxation: hot milk, candles and contraband television transmissions from Abroad
darlings we’ve been working Strange Hours – very early ones and then sometimes the ones when it’s dark outside and just the hum of nightlife and the odd plane taking off from LAX past the full moon for company. when we worked as a Journalist *faroffgazeintomiddledistance* we did this too (harder when we had to … Continue reading sitting in the dark (loving the cinema).
darlings firstly those lovely post-grads in Capote-esque scarves have published one of our photographs. do you remember they sent us a lovely note Requesting Permission? because the Author of the story – A. Shields – had seen our photograph of the Chandelier Tree (#weadoreachandelier as you know, love) it’s a gripping story. and weirdly one … Continue reading @BklynQly publishes our picture of the chandelier tree #weadoreachandelier
darlings when we had finished our Tasks for the Day we decided to head to the Ocean because it was promising to be Such a lovely evening and we wanted sand-between-our-toes and salt-on-our-skin. and so we did. because we can. which is completely Extraordinary. this is what the evening commute looks like on the Pacific … Continue reading joining the evening commute to #malibu and a note arrives from @BklynQly
darlings we are So terribly Excited. we made Our First Sale on the teamgloria picture shop nestled in among the other fine Artists at the Redbubble place!! *VastSmiles* and then we got to write in an email missive “we will stand by for the Foreign Desk” which is something we’ve Always wanted to say (it … Continue reading 1st picture sale!
darlings tis strange and surreal to be back Here (where we lived for 7 years if you’ve just joined us – and Welcome if you have *winninglooktocamera*) and rather Glorious, of course. we had a coffee and a bagel at the counter of a 1929 coffee shop on Fifth and it all felt very teamgloria … Continue reading hanging the exhibition at #snice #soho
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 … Continue reading tags and stats and musings.
darlings during our recent sojourn in brooklyn, we had breakfast with Ms. J. Fain (toast and marmalade and tea for us – something with almond milk for her, if we recall correctly) and she made a Special Request. would you write about the books you own? and we thought – Quelle Delightful Request! but then … Continue reading beloved books and forbidden tales.
darlings we Often suspect that there are Other reasons for being places and going places and experiencing what is and wondering what might be and especially, when one is travel(l)ing – why one is There. and yet we cannot work out the underlying reasoning behind this trip East. medical, yes. to see friends, definitely. reminding … Continue reading reasoning with no reason while dreaming of a pickled onion.