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Effie or Effigy?

Sir Coutts Lindsay and his wealthy Rothschild wife, Blanche, were both amateur artists who’d aspired for more. What they didn’t have in terms of talent, they made up for in terms of money. So in 1877 they opened The Grosvenor … Continue reading

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Tea & the Spanish Steps

Right next to Rome’s Spanish Steps is the Babington Tea Room. It was established in 1893 by Isabel Cargill and Anna Maria Babington. They, like many other ex-pats, came to Rome in hopes of creating a new lifestyle for themselves. … Continue reading

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Tallulah Bankhead and Insomnia

Tallulah Bankhead suffered from insomnia. It was easier for her to fall asleep if one of her gay friends held her hand. Their contact worked better than drugs. -30-

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Change the World by Reading

The list of books below is quite long. However, I’m using this page as a “bookmark” for myself. To avoid buying books and to avoid using Amazon, I took the books listed on my Amazon Wishlist  and searched for them … Continue reading

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Flashlight Faces

(from JUST ONE OF THE CROWD  © ) -30- The science of emotions: Jaak Panksepp at TEDxRainier + Oingo Boingo there is nothing to fear but fear itself on youtube +

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