Sunday, 31 August 2014

The 'Delargo Towers' Garden - August 2014

Well me dears despite being full of good intentions little has been done this month.
Here we are then with a quick round up of how things are at the moment.

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The dahlias are  putting on a fab show anyway.

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Still lots of work needs to be done.

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a good year for the cosmos even if they are still homeless.

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Along with the other orphans.

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We managed to rescue the petunias and get them back into flower.

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The Californian poppies have been a joy.

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The star this month has to be the Korean Mint it just keeps on flowering and is just lovely.

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Lets hope we can get a bit more done next month. 
Keep posted 



Saturday, 30 August 2014

Random - Style And Substance

We often use a quote from the film ' To Wong Foo,' here at Delargo Towers. 

 " Style or Substance ? Hmmm."

But why settle for one when you should have both.

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The 'Grand Mirror of the Molyneux Atelier, Paris, 1934

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Chantal with the golden dress

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Natalia Vodianova by Steven Meisel for VOGUE, 2009

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Gisela Ebel Penkert

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Via Tumblr.

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Anne St. Marie wearing Jacques Fath.

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The divine mrs Irving Penn.

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Ilka Chase, 1933 by Edward Steichen.

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Via Tumblr

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How to use a hat and gloves

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Dovima wearing  Balenciaga.

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via Gin & Pearls

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by Nina Leen, 1958

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More from Dovima

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Love the attitude.

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Suzy Parker in red

 Good Bye and
"Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar"