Friday, 30 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Oprah

Beyoncé's birthday message to Oprah on Instagram

"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."
Oprah, 61 yesterday

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Robert Frost


"Accept no-one's definition of your life, define yourself."
Robert Frost died today 1963

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Colette


"Time spent with a cat is never wasted."
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, born today 1873

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Anne Frank


"How wonderful is it that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."

Anne Frank, to mark Holocaust memorial day 2015

Monday, 26 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Virginia Woolf



painting by Roger Fry, circa 1917

"Arrange whatever pieces come your way."
Virginia Woolf, born 25 January 1882

Friday, 23 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Katharine Hepburn


"I wear my sort of clothes to save me the trouble of deciding which clothes to wear."
Katharine Hepburn

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Sarah Silverman


"If you feel you're living in someone's shadow, you should move."
Sarah Silverman

Monday, 19 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Dolly Parton


"If anyone tells you  your hair is too big, get rid of them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life."
Dolly Parton, 69 today

Friday, 16 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Kate Moss

Kate Moss by Corrine Day, still my favourite picture of her

"Never complain, never explain."
Kate Moss, 41 today

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Martin Luther King Jr


"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
Martin Luther King Jr, born today 1929

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Anais Nin


"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
Anais Nin, died today 1977

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Amy Poehler


"Everybody is interesting when they are interested in something."
Amy Poehler

Monday, 12 January 2015

Friday, 9 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Simone de Beauvoir


"I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way."
Simone de Beauvoir, born today 1908

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Stephen Hawking


"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge."
Stephen Hawking, born today 1942

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Zora Neale Hurston


"Those that don't got it, can't show it. Those that got it, can't hide it."
Zora Neale Hurston, born today 1891

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Joan of Arc


"To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the only essential thing."
Mark Twain on Joan of Arc, believed to be born 6 January 1412

Monday, 5 January 2015

Today I'm channelling... Hiyao Miyazaki


"Big things often have small beginnings."
Hiyao Miyazaki, founder of Studio Ghibli, born today 1941