Tag Archives: 1920s

Best of Blog: L.A.’s 1920s Architecture

This post originally appeared in April 2012. Sowden House, 1926, Lloyd Wright, HOLLYWOOD TOUR, photo courtesy of Architecture Tours L.A. Awhile ago, a friend from London and I were meeting in L.A. and we discovered fabulous Architecture Tours L.A. We … Continue reading

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Best Of Blog: Lipstick at the 1920s New Yorker

This post originally appeared in October 2011. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for five years. With her love for cocktails and wit, Lois Long reviewed speakeasies for The New Yorker. She signed her articles “Lipstick” and defined 1920s Flapper … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I have a pre-order for the audiobook edition of Mulligan’s Christmas Stew. I want to listen to this author’s stories about celebrating Christmas all over the world through the years. Here is the description from Amazon: “For more than 30 … Continue reading

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Empire of Deception –His Last Con May Not Have Been Uncovered

After a friend swindles Leo Koretz out of money in a Panama timberland investment scheme, he learns two things: 1) The closer friends they are, the harder the suckers fall; 2) He could create a bigger and better fraudulent Panama … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Inspires A Jewelry Collection

It’s the Cat’s Meow when Downton Abbey inspires a jewelry collection: And just in time for Christmas, a pull bell ornament…

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9 Lives to Live

Something sinister invades a shoe dealers’ convention where Grace hopes to pick up free samples. As quickly as her pumps can carry her, Grace is off with Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, investigating a conventioneer’s wife’s … Continue reading

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1920s Art Deco Inspired Jewelry

I’ve been thinking about the 1920s and Grace, Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus. This blog began as a homage to the 1920s because the Magical Cool Cats Mysteries are set in the 1920s. And I love … Continue reading

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Cat Dance

While Grace, Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, race to find the guilty saboteurs, a 1920s Dance Marathon could turn deadly. “It was the kind of speakeasy where any woman who said she was alone by choice … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Season 4 Finale

Like just about everything, Downtown Abbey’s Season 4 Finale is now available on Amazon. I looked forward to this season because it’s set in the 1920s. Bees Knees. I love the 1920s. And as Rose becomes more charming, I’m going … Continue reading

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Cat Dance

While Grace, Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, race to find the guilty saboteurs, a 1920s Dance Marathon could turn deadly. It was the kind of speakeasy where any woman who said she was alone by choice … Continue reading

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