2.1.10

A new decade had begun!



Sorry for the delay... I´ve had a bit of a problem with the Internet in the house we´re staying in.

But first things first ; HAPPY NEW YEAR !!! May 2010 give us all we hope for and more !

I for one expect great things! Starting with my project here in Ghana "African Cinderella"! I see this journey as a possibility for me to connect more with the country and the people here. After all, I am 50% Ghanaian! ;) Today I even went looking for a house ( not that I have any money... )

I couldn´t help think about the last time it was a new decade that began with 10 - 1910. A decade that started of with so much promise, only to plunge into the first world war.... Or as it was also known as The Great War - the war to end all wars...

I´m a great lover of Laura Ingalls Wilders books ( you know, Little House on the Prairie - NOT the TV-series). And even now I still re-read them every now and then. In one of the books ( By The Shores of Silverlake ?) Pa and Laura are out on a walk to see the new rail road being laid. There´s a sense of adventure and optimism about the future and what it holds for the family and the country. Pa talks about how one day a machine will most likely do a mans work out in the field, but never in a million years had they been able to envision how we live, work and communicate today !

I remember when I was younger thinking about the millenium and how exciting it was that I would be a part of it, yet looking back that is now 10 years ago... Yes, time flies and never more so than when you´re having fun.

I started blogging this summer and its has indeed been so much fun, even though I can´t keep up with some of you ladies who some how manage to blog, work, clean and make great drinks too ( Yes, I´m talking to you TVK ;) I´m so looking forward to both reading and writing more blog material in 2010.

The picture is from New Years Eve ( a very low key event). Also, I got a blog award! My first! From Whimsical Debbie over at GirlWhimsey. Thanks so much ! Let me know how to pass it on Debbie!

3 comments:

A Whimsical Girl Named Debbie said...

Hey girl!

See my response in your 27.12.09 post.

http://girlwhimsy.blogspot.com

Jessica Cangiano said...

Hi gorgeous lady, may I just say that have the most radiantly wonderful smile!

From my earliest childhood days onward I have been a tremendously big fan of LIW's writing, too, and read (and reread many times) all of her wonderful works when I was growing up (I love her books so much they took up pride of place on a shelf built into the headboard of my childhood bed). It's so lovely to discover that we share a mutual passion for Laura and her timelessly wonderful writing.

Wishing you a serene and splendid Sunday, my friend!
♥ Jessica

Pink Champagne said...

There's an award for you at my blog!!
xoxo

Labels

100 followers 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 45 6th June A family at war Accra African Cinderella Amazon Amy Adams Angels Flight Anita Colby Anna May Wong Anthropology applepie apron art Asian Atomic Closet b-day b-day presents baking Barbra Streisand bathing suits Berlin Bernie Dexter Betti Page Clothing Betty Paige black hair care Black women blog award blog changes blog community blogging blogs I follow blouse bombshell books born too late braids brooches brunch bureaucracy burlesque Cape Town car celebrate Cesária Évora champagne Chicago Christmas cleaning clothes club coat cocktail cocktail dress cocktail party cocktails Coconut Grove Cointreau cold weather colonial houses cookies corsets Covina Diamond Stash Dior directing Dirty Martinez Dita von Teese dogs dress drinks Duchess Dubois duster earrings Easter Easter Parade Elisabeth Taylor Etta James evening gown eyelashes Fairy Gothmother Family fascinators faux bang feeling blue fleamarkets Fleur de Guerre floral water flowers flu fotball Frances McDormnd Fransesca Quartey Fred Astair friendship Frollein von sofa Galliano garage sale Ghana gifts Gingeyginge GirlWhimsey Giron theater Give away give-away gloves Golden Globes Goodness Gothenburg Graumans Chinese Theatre great outfit gym Gypsy Rose Lee hair clips hair salon hairstyles hand bag happy hat hats HBO heavy metal Herräng Herräng Dance Camp 2012 Hollywood Home housecoat Indigo Blue Iphone Jane Russell Jazz Royal Jean Dujardin Jean Veloz Jessica Rabbit Jo Boobs Jo King Joan Crawford Judy Garland Jurlique Karl Giant Kate Winslet Khalil Gibran Kiruna Kivuvu Kodak building Ladururée Lana Turner Lappland Laura Ingallls Wilder Laura Renalls Laurie Hagen Lemon Drop Marie Lena Horne letting go lindy hop lingerie Lingerie Addict London Los Angeles Lula Guiness macaroons Mad Men Madelin Downey make-up mango manicure Margot Wallström Marika Smith Mary J Bligh Mary Pickford Maya Hansen medtation Midsummer Mildred Pierce Minna Parikka Miss Pettigrew morning gown mortality Mount Nelson moving museum music player Musso and Frank Grill Vintage LA My Vintage Vegan kitchen Myrna Loy nails National Day Nefertiti Neo new opportunities New Years Eve Nina Mae McKinney Ola Stinnerbom Olivia de Havilland opening night opera coat burlesque organizing out of the closet Palstic bullet pants Paris park Patti LuPone perfume phone booth photos pick yourself up pin-up girls Pin-up Parade pledge powder case pyjamas quote rehearsals retro Retroella revelation roses Rosie the riveter sami people Sapmi Savoy Schiaparelli self knowledge sewing shoes shoes bags shopping sick Sid Grauman sleeping masks slippers snow South Africa Spring steampunk Stockholm Stockholm Burlesque Festival stockings Suddenly Last Summer Sugar Hill suitcases Sundsvall sunglasses swap party Sweden Swedish hasbeens swim wear swing swing dance tea tea and cake thank you The Amazing Knicker Kittens Burlesque Revues The Artist the Ashtons The Biltmore Hotel The Braddbury Building The Cicada Club the eighties The Freelancers Fashion Blog The Prophet The Vintage kitten tibetan spaniel tip of the day todays outfit training tv series twitter ubuntu ukulele Ultra Naté underwear underwerar uniforms Union Station Upstairs and Downstairs VA vanity table vinatge fair vintage Vintage Baroness vintage fair vintage hairstyles for black women Vintage Kitten Vintage Life vintage shop vintage wedding vipassana Vixen Vintage web site web-cocktail wedding West Wing What Katie did wisdom work shop Worls Famous *BOB* YSL Zürich

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails