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Katherine Woodfine
The only reason I can spell "chrysanthemum" is because of Anne Shirley. One of my favorite stories as a child, Anne of Green Gables (and Anne of Avonlea). Anne Shirley, Anne Auf Green Gables, Viejo Hollywood, Megan Follows, Literary Characters, Anne With An E, Jon Stewart, Jack Kerouac, Robin Williams

Andriona

Andri to a tee! Megan Follows as Anne Shirley from Anne of Green Gables is pretty much exactly the way I imagine Andriona - not exactly conventionally beautiful, but pretty enough - highly intelligent, but still able to get into terrible messes - and a really good heart, although with a bit of a tendency towards the dramatic. Megan Follows is a really great character actress and the way she played Anne - from the extremes in emotion to the really sensitive stuff to the pranks, sums up how I…

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Blog: A Southern Journal - Dorothy Love

As my literary hero Pat Conroy used to say, Hey Out There. I hope your summer is going well. I’ve been AWOL from the blog for the past couple of months because there are big things afoot here. First, my new novel, Mrs Lee and Mrs Gray released in mid June to very good reviews, …

We love this - the kimono are so gorgeous. Two Girls, It looks like a hand-coloured postcard, but in fact it's a coloured collotype, which is a mechanical printing process used before offset lithography. Japanese Culture, Japanese Girl, Japanese Kimono, Beautiful Children, Beautiful People, Samurai, Motifs Textiles, Ellen Von Unwerth, Japan Design

Two Girls 1905

Although at first glance this image may look like a hand-coloured postcard, it is in fact a coloured collotype, which is a mechanical printing process used before offset lithography. Not much is known about the publisher, S. N. Banshiudo, which operated in Japan between 1905 and 1916, except that they were famous for their coloured collotype postcards. This postcard is signed, 'S' – J. Noguchi, on the reverse.

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Cabin & Cottage: Photo

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Prairie Revival, Laura Ashley - if this look was in, I would be wearing this all the time. So elegant! Laura Ashley Clothing, Laura Ashley Fashion, Ashley Clothes, 90s Fashion, Fashion Beauty, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Style, Vintage Romance, Victoria Magazine

A Laura Ashley Bride- 1986

When Prince Charles wed Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, it ushered in a decade of romantic wedding dresses. They were often overdone with lots of silk and lace. However, Laura Ashley's bridal collection was simple by comparison. Her designs were inspired by the Victorian era and made of voile, cotton, jacquard, moire taffeta or organza.…