Daily Archives: August 11, 2022

QUANT – A MOVIE

A World Apart

When discussing yesterday’s movie with Chris of Bridges Burning, my alter ego on this blog, I was surprised/amazed to hear that she had no idea who Mary Quant was/is.

Quant in 1966 via Wikipedia

In 1955 when her first shop Bazaar was opened in Kings Road Chelsea, I was a schoolgirl longing to have access to money to buy my own clothes, particularly a Mary Quant dress. That had to wait until the next year when I was working and had my own money.

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“The serendipitous synchronicity of a name shared by the shop andHarper’s Bazaaremerged just ahead of the opening of Quant’s Bazaar. In its September 1955 issue, this magazine became the first publication to feature a Quant editorial, printing a photograph of a sleeveless daytime tunic worn over culotte trousers, captioned “big penny spots on smart tan pyjamas, 4 guineas, from Bazaar, a…

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Words that stick to me today

A World Apart

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Ours to define and enjoy are words from Marianna Crane from Nursing Stories in her blog today titled Getting the message the Second Time Around. The whole piece struck a chord with me, and my first early morning thought was those words will stick with me today.

Marianna Crane:

Like me, has been a nurse for over forty years.

Like me she is retired.

She has been honoured by Intely Care for having one of the top ten nursing blogs.

She is an active champion of nurses still in the field.

Even if you are not a nurse, her blog is an interesting place to visit.

Perhaps you too will come across some words that stick to you. Today’s wisdom is based on Twyla Tharp’s book, Keep it Moving

Then of course my next stick to me words were in a book. Today…

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