Jane Birkin reading book. Les Midis de Jane. Paris Vogue c.1970.
A fashion muse with her simple and feminine outfits in the 1970s, Jane Birkin has also given her name to an iconic Hermès handbag that perfectly suits the woman who once declared: ‘My mother was right: when you’ve got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.’
Two unidentified young women read.
And at least one of them is fighting mightily her urge to launch yet again into her sadly well worn diatribe about the sorry state of copy editing and how it reflects the general decline in the belief in the value and importance of expression.
Literacy, a right for all! Happy Literacy Day!
Elizabeth Montgomery reads.
Mork reads about another of Earth’s adopted sons.