Portrait Of Madame X – John Singer Sargent This portrait caused a huge scandal in its day, because Madame X (a.k.a Virginie Amelie Avegno Gautreau) was considered such a goer. She was supposed to be anonymous – hence Madame X [ Read more…]
The Scubster A group of Sagittarian French scientists are seeking a sponsor so that they may start manufacturing Scubsters to the mass market. A Scubster is a small, pedal-powered (!) submarine that, as you can see, will be a euphoric [ Read more…]
Pre WWI French Post-Card from French-Kissed “The Little Astrologer: Your star, which seems attached to Saturn, indicates your seeds will produce very beautiful harvests. You prefer the shade to the light and your life will pass in sweet solitude which [ Read more…]
This is the master bedroom in the country residence of the late Yves St Laurent, a multiple conjunct Leo (Sun, Venus, Mercury)…Is this or is this not classic Leo? I mean, are they usually this chintzy?
Fashion is FULL of Virgos. It really is. I think it’s because it allows them to delineate things non-stop. Think about it. Hemlines, detailing on handbags, subtle interpretations of trends, referencing and a bit of judgement… Carine Roitfeld, the French [ Read more…]
louche \LOOSH\ , adjective: 1. Of questionable taste or morality; disreputable or indecent; dubious; shady. Quotes: You’ve got to keep yourself free of any suggestion of louche behavior. – Anthony West, A man in a bar, utterly average, though there [ Read more…]
It’s big, of course, with the Moon in Pisces today, Neptune slowing and Mercury Retrograde…But seriously what is Deja Vu? I would love to think it something super-cosmic as that would fit BUT nearly all the Deja Vu I’ve had [ Read more…]
Yes it’s Friday 13 tomorrow and then the next 13th (March) is a Friday as well. But it’s auspicious! Like all of the days of our week, Friday is named after a Norse Deity – Friday a.k.a Freya the Norse [ Read more…]