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Dancing

It was 1926 and in Paris the autumn leaves were falling. For our weekend rendezvous, Hugh and I went to the Folies Bergère to see Josephine Baker dancing in her banana skirt. While she was naughtily dancing with her shadow, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical (part 1)

Marily and I were sitting on her balcony listening to the cicadas because, she said, it was a form of Zen. I was trying to translate the cicadas’ sound into onomatopoeia when I saw this striking woman walk by.  She … Continue reading

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Breathing

Text: Have you ever seen a West Coast Sunset? Well Hugh and I never had so we decided to make a road trip to California.  I got in touch with my friend Beatrice Wood and asked if she knew of … Continue reading

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En plein air, Paris 1875

Have you ever tried climbing the stairs of Montmartre wearing a long skirt? It’s so very stressful dragging meters and meters of fabric around wherever I go. For years I believed that skirts had no aesthetic merit as they impaired … Continue reading

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The Catalogue

(to be continued…from STORYBOOK ©) -30-

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