Tag: David Niven

October 29, 2015 /
October 4, 2014 /

  Career is too pompous a word. It was a job and I have always felt privileged to be paid for doing what I love doing. Barbara Stanwyck Can you imagine being wonderfully overpaid for dressing up and playing games? David Niven

April 24, 2014 /

As we know, Marlene Dietrich was very glam. According to Mr. Niven she was driven around Hollywood in a black Cadillac by a chauffeur named Briggs. This, my darlings, would be photographic evidence. Now, if you’ve been reading along you’ll know I took a short break from blogging to meet…

December 25, 2013 /

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December 20, 2013 /
August 24, 2013 /

THE WORLD IN A LIBRARY Depending on what source you read, either printed books or e-readers are doomed. Traditional publishing is in chaos while technology is opening up new avenues for innovation (some of which are being used by the hugely talented weblogsmith of this very site, Mrs Vickie Lester!).…