“Happiness is not something I ever took for granted.” M.Monroe

Marilyn’s turbulent and difficult childhood contributed enormously to this sentiment but perhaps unbeknownst to her she was simply expressing a very simple truth. One of the Four Noble Truths taught by Buddha in… Continue reading

“Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman, but loose enough to show you’re a lady.”Mae West

Flashing. When I was a young girl, a mere few years ago, we knew nothing of pedophiles, rapists or abductions.What we were warned about was ‘the flasher’, the guy lurking down the lane… Continue reading

“It is better to be looked over than overlooked.” Mae West

  Mae West is standing by a bar when she attracts the attention of a group of men. She  does a quick up and down her own body before smiling in appreciation and… Continue reading

“She just walked out and assumed everyone would be interested in her, and therefore, we all were.”

This was said of Jayne Mansfield by a co-star. And yes  hell  if you look the way Jayne Mansfield did, of course everyone was going to gawk. And gawk they did in their… Continue reading

“It’s the one thing that gives me some zest when I feel tired.” Brigette Bardot

Bubbly, champers, shampoo,  call it what you will, but on this day , small personal celebration you see, I feel it is time for my personal ode to this sparkling libation that is… Continue reading

“Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” M Monroe

The right shoes got Dorothy home, they freed Cinderella from a life of drudgery and servitude, and  finally Carrie her Big proposal.  The right shoes can walk off the wrong food choices, the… Continue reading

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.” Lauren Becall

Well it’s a lot easier to say this when your face is that of  Lauren Becall, but  even for the rest of us mere mortals, I think she has a point. I’m not… Continue reading

“Bitchery. Sheer Bitchery” Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper was one of America’s best known gossip columnists who took on anyone who offended her own particular set of “American” values. Over the length of her very potent career she successfully… Continue reading

“I’m so gullible. I’m so damn gullible. And I’m so sick of me being gullible.” Lana Turner

Well I never thought I’d have anything in common with Ms Turner, other than our phenomenal good looks of course, but I discovered recently that she too suffered from this  this affliction, this… Continue reading

“I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty… in every form.” Joan Crawford

Beauty is personal, beauty is divisive, beauty is omniscient. Beauty gives pleasure to your mind, your senses. I like beautiful things and perhaps where this is seen best is my obsession with bags.… Continue reading