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“My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.”  --  Edith Sitwell

Dame Edith Sitwell, British poet and critic. Working at being equally bonkers (but not in a bad way) in my old age.

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Cecil Beaton, Dame Edith Sitwell, 1962 Bromide Print on card mount Courtesy National Gallery

Herman Melville (1819-1891).

Herman Melville (August 1819 – September was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period.


was an English stage actress, dancer and singer, best known for her roles in Edwardian musical comedies. Ray was considered one of the most beautiful actresses on the London stage and became one of the most photographed women in the world.