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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...

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 &...

Gemma Vendetta – A name you WON’T be forgetting!.

I feel I could feature a person like Gemma under so many headings here on my blog, …April’s Love, Let’s go shopping, Flights of fancy…But, I’ve chosen ‘Inspiring People’ & I hope by reading on you understand just why.. Gemma Vendetta became known to me a few years ago via one of my ‘google sessions’…blame Mr B, he’s always saying,  ‘Just...

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