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Isabella of Boston

Upon her marriage, Isabella Stewart was given an etiquette book entitled ‘A Lady’s Guide to Perfect Gentility’.  Belle dutifully took the book to Boston – and broke all the rules in a most delightful fashion.   from “Mrs Jack” by Louise … Continue reading

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Take Care of Yourself

In December 2009 my daughter introduced me to the work of French artist Sophie Calle at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. Sophie’s art examines human vulnerability and intimacy, using an almost detective like approach, with real life subjects.  There were … Continue reading

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