Friday, 31 January 2014

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Oprah

"I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes."
Oprah Winfrey, 59 today (correction: 60 today)

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Monday, 27 January 2014

Friday, 24 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Edith Wharton


"If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time."
Edith Wharton, born today 1862

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Jeanne Moreau


"Ageing gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck. That's the way it goes."
Jeanne Moreau, 86 today

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Tamara Mellon


"The definition of a feminist is someone who wants equal. That's all it is, it's equal. There's nothing wrong with asking for equal."
Tamara Mellon

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Christian Dior



"It is unforgiveable to do what one doesn't love, especially if one succeeds."
Christian Dior, born today 1905

Friday, 17 January 2014

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Kate Moss

One of my favourite Moss UK Vogue covers, from 2005


"Going to the gym wouldn't be on my list of favourite things to do."
Kate Moss, 40 today

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Anne of Green Gables


"It is ever so much easier to be good if your clothes are fashionable."
Anne of Green Gables (by LM Montgomery)

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Cecil Beaton


"I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman at the back who says she doesn't like blue."
Cecil Beaton, born today 1904

Friday, 10 January 2014

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... David Bowie


"I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me."
David Bowie, 66 today

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Katharine Whitehorn


"Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it."
Katharine Whitehorn, journalist, given a CBE in the New Year's Honours List

Monday, 6 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Nigella Lawson


"It sounds like something on a very trite t-shirt, but life is what happens."
Nigella Lawson, 53 today

Friday, 3 January 2014

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Isaac Asimov


"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
Isaac Asimov, born today 1920

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Today I'm channelling... Jack Kerouac


"Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don't be sorry." That'll do for a new year's resolution.
Jack Kerouac