Wednesday 23 November 2011

tell me

What's New?

Miss Ronstadt

It isn't much, but it will have to do until the real thing comes along.

Friday 4 November 2011


nesca, that is.

using Nigel Slater's quick and simple recipe

Now playing - Frank Sinatra,  Pal Joey (1957) - The Lady Is a Tramp

Saturday 22 October 2011




Thursday 20 October 2011

Mission: Impossibly Smart

Boiled leather and stainless steel chair


Simon Hasan


Now playing: Sade - Skin

Wednesday 19 October 2011


I've been doing my washing today, haven't got a stitch on except my shoes.
I'm all in the rude under this dress...
I only tell you 'cause you are bound to have noticed.

Imperial Chinese court summer robe of embroidered gauze can't see through this dress can you? 
I have been worried for fear of embarrassing you...

Oh, Mr. Sloane! Don't betray your trust...

Kath in the film version of Joe Orton's Entertaining  Mr. Sloane

Now playing:  Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peek-A-Boo

Tuesday 18 October 2011

Make room for ...

 Edited by Thomas Messel 

Introduction by Lord Snowdon, epilogue by Anthony Powell with texts by Stephen Calloway, Keith Lodwick, Jeremy Musson, and Sarah Woodcock. 

Now playing: Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty, Act II. Panorama

Monday 17 October 2011

S is for...




Now playing: Blondie - Heart of Glass