Dear Abby

“Its only work, if you would rather be doing something else.” So were the words of Pauline Phillips, or better know as ‘Dear Abby’ – Abigail Van Buren. Born in the US in 1818 to Russian immigrants,  Pauline found an unlikely career in journalism as a columnist in the 1950′. on a recommendation from her twin sister, Anne Landers, also a columnist, Pauline’s new career...

Little baskets all in a row.

            The THRILL of having anything arrive that you’ve bought & are waiting on, is terribly exciting BUT when it’s a vintage purchase…STOP it!                The heart set a flutter when I saw my fabulous vintage, rusty wire egg baskets today.. farm fresh of course!! I’d seen these delights on the fabulous facebook...

The First Movie Star

Florence Lawrence -The first ‘movie star’.   As another BIG awards night comes & goes.. as films, filmmakers & their ‘stars’ receive accolades for the work they have produced, I couldn’t help thinking about this lady, coined the ‘first movie star’..  Whilst recently watching an episode of ‘ The story of film: An odyssey’, this amazing woman &...

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