the unexpected strange melancholy of sense memory.

darlings

*specialquietvoice*

how was your wednesday?

oh good.

we had a strange one.

it started very early – 5AM actually –OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA and there was a drive across town (into the sunrise) and meeting up with friends and then listening to someone who needed to talk (we just listen, we have no particular or even general training but it’s a nice human trait; to listen) and then a drive back and some work emails and who-we-are-in-RL had Plenty to be getting on with (the calls came back, the commissions from Abroad are here – we’ve not seen her much at All today) and – most Excitingly – there was a Pre-Recorded Radio Interview to do….6e5e3134942711e38f071285a6421f42_8and then we’re not sure what happened.

the rest of the day was shot (as the Americans call it – not literally – no firearms here).

you see…

*bites_lip*

the Thing (there is indeed a Thing) about making-a-living via one’s ImaginationOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA and force of will and inspiration and ability-to-ask-interesting-questions and Spin a Tale and let the listener feel as if They Were There is –  – – – –

well

when we *do* that – we are there too, you see.

and if the Experience we are Recounting was at all painful (yes, Tobias et al) – which it often is – but delivered with a Light Touch (we are known for a Light Touch you see) – we, well, there’s no way to say this but directly –

we relive it all over again.

which is *gulps* painful.

so the day was shot.

we took an extended nap. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAit’s now almost 10PM and we’ve managed to pick up the pieces of the psyche and get back to work (which will make thursday surreal we’re sure) for probably several hours.

all is well.

but we just wanted to let You know.

because – well – you Know.

and that’s delicious.

while being Rather Comforting.

*sweet_smile_to_camera_1*

(while picking up tea cup and taking a thoughtful sip).c0808128936a11e3b7090effa017eb17_8on a more Upbeat note (as you know we do like an Upbeat Moment), whenever we just Happened to be Passing a major bookshop chain, we like to pop in, use the (extra special) British accent and ask the Person in charge of Customer Service whether they have ordered copies of you-know-what (because although mr. amazon has been delivering copies early to our friends in the USA, bookshops are Much Stricter and Wait for the “on sale date” which is 18th Feb, you see).

the Nicest thing about doing this (and yes, we always buy something to be suitably grateful) is that one gets to show them that who-we-are-in-RL is Very Excited about (our) the book.

did you know that if you are Very Nice to booksellers and show up in Person they generally order more while you’re standing there?

2b5915e6937a11e3a7a90e7c491880f5_8true story (happened in 3 bookshops recently).

isn’t that glorious?

we are Very Touched.

if you’re anywhere near Santa Monica next Tuesday, do pop upstairs at B&N (yes, “self-help” or “self-improvement”) as there should be a nice stack up there.

or if you happen to be at The Grove (and there are a lot of nice movies opening so you might well be, if only in spirit) at, say, seven PM (19:00 hours if you’re a european), well, we will see you there.

apparently a lovely new book will be fanned out elegantly On The Front Table (just as you enter, before the International magazine stand on the right).

gosh, no.

not doing a signing. per se.

although they’ve asked us to sign a few at our leisure that they’ll have upstairs on the table with signed copies.

we just want to visit it.

to see what it looks like – you know – in a public space – on its own – enticing potential purchasers to pick it up and take a look.

*deep_breath*

it’s rather nerve-wracking all this, you see.

which is probably why we took an extended nap this afternoon after pre-recording the Radio Interview with the lovely Diane Ray (being broadcast at 11AM Pacific Standard Time on Monday).

just to “re-calibrate”.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAwonder if Anne Scott-James did that when Sketches From A Life came out.

deducing from the signature (lovely flourish, non?) but no dedication we’re assuming that ASJ signed these for a bookshop (perhaps Foyles?) and then left them there in a neat pile while she dashed off to have tea at a chum’s flat on the King’s Road.

we’re certainly glad of her company right now.

as we write in the book (said airily and with a little cute smile): books *do* make good companions. Screen Shot 2014-02-12 at 10.12.17 PMas do interior designers in fact (yes, we thought that was a neat connection too) we encouraged our Readers at Los Angeles I’m Yours to grab one this week and visit Mulligans. 

Screen Shot 2014-02-12 at 10.15.34 PMgosh. is that the Time?

*peersatlaptop*

hmm.

10.17PM in L.A (wednesday)

SO – that makes it 2.17PM (thursday) in CHINA?

where one of our Newest editors is sitting, waiting for our notes for a piece for their June issue.

yes, we’re now (also) writing for CHINA.

gosh.

together with the published pieces and commissions for publications in Australia, UK, Mexico and now CHINA………that means we can (most officially) say we are now:

A Foreign Correspondent.

at last.

*giggles*

dreams do come true.

and some of them take twenty years.

which makes them all the sweeter, sweeties.

hurrah for the divine miss fisher!

gosh

darlings

the lovely Gallivanta brought this splendid television transmission to our Attention.

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isn’t it glorious?

literally.

Follow the Honorable Phryne (fry-nee) Fisher through the back alleys, shady markets, and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne. A glamorous lady detective in a mostly male world, she goes about her work with a pearl-handled pistol and dagger-sharp wit, leaving a trail of male admirers in her wake. Essie Davis (Girl with a Pearl Earring) stars in the stylish series based on the best-selling novels by Australian writer Kerry Greenwood.

curiously enough, this series is not just available in Australia and New Zealand (which is another country all together, despite what ill-informed people sometimes assume, darlings, and we feel the pain of NZ when they Do) but it is available in Wisconsin (yes, America – the United States of – not Latin – which has nothing to do with amo, amas, amat or Virgil it seems – gosh)

our friends-from-brisbane, whimsy and juno (we’ve not met – but we adore their frills and furnishings) have an appreciation of Miss Fisher here

Right.

that. does. it.

we’re going to see if Mr. Amazon has it (after we make a Request for Materials from our learned colleagues at the Los Angeles County Library System, naturally).

how exciting.

the other thing that was not just exciting but also a Bit Scary was that we had our Author Photograph shot yesterday.

now we cannot show you until the 19th or nearby that date because it’s in the Lab and needs Approvals and so on and so forth.

but we can show you how who-we-are-in-RL looks with false eyelashes.

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and the New Bob! (we haven’t had a real bobbed-hair-look for many a year) – here’s one we took just the other day after the haircut in Koreatown (Los Angeles, we didn’t go all the way to Seoul, but Terry Kim, our lovely stylist, did come From Seoul).

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when the lovely photographer asked us “what look are you going for?” (because they ask those sort of things in Photography Shoots) we took a deep breath and said (after we said “thin” and giggled prettily – *sighs*):

mysterious………….and as if we Know Of (deep) Matters.

voila!

and secretly we wanted to look like Miss Fisher, of course.

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well, wouldn’t You?

*warmsmileviatheinterweb*

happy saturday, darlings.

go back to bed – you need a rest – a milky cup of tea and a fresh new fashion magazine from Italy.

that’s what We are going to Do.

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

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to decode a little (if we were Presenting a PowerPoint – which thankfully our new life does not require us to do anymore – we would have this point written down in the accompanying notes) – the darker areas are the most popular – hello, friends-in-the-USA, followed by the sunshine yellow – hullo, london, guten tag deutschland, bonjour paris! howdy, canada and g’day australia and a virtual hug to NZ – as well as a deep humble bow and a Konnichiwa (we are Most Excited to have an increasing number of new friends in The Land Of The Rising Sun).

the peachy areas are very tentatively new acquaintances from latin america and a few – gasp – from RU (a very curious look via the interweb to you there – we never got to visit in the last Day Job, sadly).

and then we took a quick gander (british for “look”) at this new-fangled area on statigram (the techie-types-that-observe-instagram) or maybe it’s been there for simply ages but we didn’t peek and it does a comparison between the most Popular Tags on instagram as a whole (see Fig. 2) and those-we-use (the exercise is to suggest one uses the tags that people-are-searching-for-on-IG-as-a-whole one assumes – but we’re not that bothered by the young Mr. Bieber – charming and apparently wayward as he is).

Fig. 2

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so here are our tags – and they are perfectly amusing – they couldn’t be anyone else’s tags actually.

which means we are being True to ourself – At. Last.

teamgloria tags. 

dianavreeland toooldschool afterthewedding coldcomfortfarm

broughttea dreams antoncorbijnunwindingfromnyc

headingtotheusa laviejetset tedbaker chocolate

stevefriedman breathtaking agnesjekyll lavender delightful

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weadoreanacknowledgement holidaywindows movieset naughty

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so there you have it – the strange beauty that it is the metadata behind the interweb.

which apparently is a Lot like when one was small and looked behind the Television Set to see where Michael Parkinson was sharing a few moments with Oliver Reed just before they went out from the Green Room at the BBC (doff cap)

Screen shot 2013-04-16 at 8.54.09 AMwe remember looking behind the television set wondering if Dame Edna Everage would take us out to tea after Mr. Parkinson had finished speaking with her in front of the Nation.

Screen shot 2013-04-16 at 9.15.52 AMso there you go – the tags and stats on the interweb are a lot like looking behind the television set waiting for Dame Edna Everage to finish her show.

in our imagination.

which is so delicious.