Daily Archives: August 13, 2022

One Contented Cat

A World Apart

After weeks of almost non-stop torrential rain, Flashcat has found a place to sleep. But oh, the garden furniture now is in need of some tender loving care. But that doesn’t concern him.

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…
It’s about learning to dance in the rain.
Helen Keller, American author, disability rights advocate,
political activist and lecturer. 1880-1968

JB from a sunny, dry,
Wellington, NZ
August 13, 2022

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Quantifying Quant

A World Apart

Well, not so much quantifying but …

Yesterday’s post by my AWA partner JB was about an advance movie viewing she and her friends saw about Mary Quant.

JB mentioned that when she and I had our regular Wednesday/Thursday FaceTime she was surprised that I claimed I had never heard of Mary Quant.

A claim I made because I never heard of Mary Quant. At the time I told Judith that if I asked all the women I knew around here they too would not know the name.

I haven’t yet gotten around to asking so that follow up will come later. Now in truth, when she opened up her first shot Bazaar in England I was eight years old. And a tom-boy. And not the least bit interested in style.

Almost seventy years later I am still uninterested. I like to shop – when I figure I need…

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