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Velvet Goldmine (Film) Review

Another week has just passed us by and we’re bringing you another Ewan McGregor flick because, well, do we really need a reason? He gets his willy out in this one if that’s any consolation (probably not TBF) – plus, it really is rather a glamorous thrill ride this one (the film, not the willy). 1,280 more words

The Movies

‘Battle of Versailles’ Relives 1973 Win for American Fashion

Via New York Times, March 4, 2016

The Battle of Versailles, the 1973 showdown between five French design houses (Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Emanuel Ungaro, Pierre Cardin and Christian Dior) and their American counterparts (Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Stephen Burrows and Anne Klein), which is credited with putting American fashion on the international map, has long been a topic of fascination for the style world (read more)


Aging Gratefully

Lately I’ve been hearing more and more people—and you know who you are—complain, however humorously, about being “old”. This may seem benign, but it encourages a mindset that dwells on the negative and that’s never healthy. 355 more words

Simon & Garfunkel

An amazing folk rock duo from the 60’s and early 70’s and one of my all time favorite musicians. I have several of their albums but my top favorite songs are… 19 more words


The 40's

I was just thinking that my blog is rather haphazardly constructed.  I post at random intervals…usually long ones.  I kinda admire the folks that have something to say  839 more words


Patti's Testimony

From California to Virginia

I am writing this blog from Lynchburg, Virginia to share with you a message that is powerful enough to change your life and that is able to give you a brand new perspective, hope and purpose for living.   191 more words

The 70's Revolution

True Life: I'm A Hippie Misplaced In Time

My mother was a huge hippie growing up. She was all about patchwork skirts, faux fur coats, flares and big weirdly styled hair. She still loves all of that to this day—which probably explains why her daughter would rather drive a Volkswagen camper van than a Lamborghini. 510 more words

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