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 of the lead characters is called……..well……read on
My sister said once that knowing who we’re capable of betraying—and who we’re not capable of betraying—revealed the aim of our purest desire. Sophia entered this world equipped with a finely tuned lie detector, and she believed that too much pretense was as deadly to that desire as a clear, poisonous gas was to our lives. When we were children, she was the only person I knew who was entirely alive. Because of her, I was too, when I was a boy.
who-we-are-in-RL did not inspire this tale, as far as we know.
although we cannot find anything on A. Shields in the contributors’ page so perhaps tis a pseudonym (how exciting).
and In Other News as they used to say on the British Broadcasting Corporation:
what have we been up to?
well – there has been some Deeply Interesting Work which who-we-are-in-RL said we’re Not allowed to Talk About
or an entire bouquet
a lovely old newspaper office in Pasadena.
and brunch at The Ivy.
tis a Very Good Life indeed.
if one plans, works hard and then just gets to see-what-transpires.
jolly exciting stuff.