darlings such a delightful treat. our friend – whom we must only refer obliquely to as the duke – has moved into rooms-at-the-El-Royale! well – we *sighed* (prettily and deeply) upon hearing this – we could not Resist the invitation to tea while taking in the sunset (all 360-degrees of it, from the roof terrace) … Continue reading to tea with the duke at el royale.
darlings a lovely, lovely, time in cape town – the work bit is (almost) over so we’ve let who-we-are-in-RL have a sleep because she did Very Well giving speeches, judging (in a good way) and everything these past few days….(and the Ladies Brunch was very moving, so glad we were asked to participate). so we … Continue reading glorious cape town and the brilliance of @theBookmarks
darlings we had a day of autumn here yesterday! it was most exciting. not an Entire Day, actually – because it was over by lunchtime, of course, when the sun finally came out. but enough fruit-falling-feeling to herald a moment of Philip Larkin which we found here. And now the leaves suddenly lose strength. Decaying … Continue reading almost autumn.
darlings must be deadlines and the change in season – or perhaps something more mystical and metaphysical – who knows – but we felt a little “off” today – and, in fact, had to take the morning to dose ourselves with Vitamin C and P G Tips and a long nap. perhaps the bright bright … Continue reading the under-the-weather day.
darlings who-we-are-in-RL was having a Very Important Business Meeting down in Carlsbad today (which is 100 miles drive south or 160.934 kilometres according to mr. google) and we BEGGED to be able to tag along because we wanted to Take The Long Way Home via what are known as the “Beach Communities” (see map). she said yes … Continue reading the day we went to carlsbad – and back
darlings we just received the latest Requests from the Los Angeles County Library – one is an old favo(u)rite – Simone De Beauvoir’s America Day By Day, her diary of four months spent in America (as you Might have guessed from the Title although it was just the USA bit – not South America, Latin … Continue reading words by simone de beauvoir (we took the pictures)
darlings! so RELIEVED! the man from the small business association was Impressed (?!) by our 5 (or was it 7 with appendices) sheets of Data and gave us a Most Splendid admiring look at the Work We Had Done. #phew and now we have an Action Plan. it’s called “get a lawyer” (apparently THAT’S how … Continue reading it all went terribly well!
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!
gosh – darlings – we’d Completely forgotten we’d started this story – a long(ish) time ago – but something about the rain Today (RAIN?!) in los angeles and of course we are Thrown Instantly Back to Brighton (did we tell you who-we-are-in-RL was born in brighton?) so here’s the beginning of something that we never … Continue reading memories of brighton, england
darlings after our treatise into the worlds of cultural theory, despair and longing and Sixties photography (which we are sure baffled a few and probably could have become a separate sort-of-a-blog itself) – we’re BACK! it’s 10:01 AM on a saturday in Los Angeles and we’re about to swim (bliss) and then go for a … Continue reading Leonard Cohen, corduroy trousers and #drmartens at The House on Church Row