Friday, 29 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Ingrid Bergman


"Be yourself. The world worships the original."
Ingrid Bergman, born and died today, aged 67

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... John Betjeman


"I don't think I am any good. If I thought I was any good, I wouldn't be."
John Betjeman, born today 1906

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Tom Ford


"Time and silence are the most luxurious things these days."
Tom Ford, 53 today

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Ingrid Michaelson


"Do not believe all the things you tell yourself so late at night."
Ingrid Michaelson

Monday, 25 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Truman Capote





"I don't care what anybody says about me, as long as it isn't true."
Truman Capote, died today 1984

Friday, 22 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Dorothy Parker


"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."
Dorothy Parker, born today 1893

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Charles Eames


"The details are not the details. They make the design."
Charles Eames, died today 1978

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Amy Adams




"When I dyed my hair red the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended. Red hair suits my personality. I was a terrible blonde."
Amy Adams, 40 today

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Coco Chanel


"Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to turn it into a door."
Coco Chanel, born today 1883

Monday, 18 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Charles Bukowski


"If you're losing your soul and you know it, you still have a soul left to lose."
Charles Bukowski (16 August 1920-9 March 1994)

Friday, 15 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Jennifer Lawrence


"If anybody even tries to whisper the word diet, I'm like, 'You can go fuck yourself'."
Jennifer Lawrence, 24 today

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Halle Berry


"What's the worst that can happen? If it doesn't do well I can put on my big girl panties, deal with it and move on."
Halle Berry, 48 today

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Today I'm also channelling... Lauren Bacall


"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly."
Lauren Bacall, died yesterday

Today I'm channelling... Helen Gurley Brown


"Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody."Helen Gurley Brown, died today 2012

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Erwin Schrodinger




"The task is not so much to see what no-one has yet seen; but to think what no-one has yet thought about that which everyone sees."
Erwin Schrodinger, born today 1887

Monday, 11 August 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, died today 1937

Saturday, 9 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Tove Jansson

                           


"Maybe my passion is nothing special, but at least it's mine."
Tove Jansson, born 100 years ago today 

Friday, 8 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Morticia Adams


"Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider, is chaos for the fly."
Morticia Adams

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Jean Luc Godard


"It's not where you take things from. It's where you take them to."
Jean Luc Godard

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Lucille Ball


"Knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can."
Lucille Ball, born today 1911

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Marilyn Monroe


"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."
Marilyn Monroe, died today 1962

Monday, 4 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Wilfred Owen

Poppies at the Tower of London on the centenary of WW1

"Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose."

Wilfred Owen

Friday, 1 August 2014

Today I'm channelling... Yves Saint Laurent


"Over the years I have learnt that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it."
Yves Saint Laurent, born today 1936