Sunday, October 19, 2014

Chaos at Healey House

You can see that I still have a long way to go for my room to be "shipshape and Bristol fashion"! But I am making progress...
You can see some of my treasured possessions acquired during the "first" ten years: the Akhmim-woven bedspread; the carpets and kilims (I have too many to put them all down at once, so I rotate them!); and photos and drawings. The lamp on the nightstand is an original University of Chicago one (this belongs to the house, but I lust after it!). And that pile of ironed and folded laundry was just brought back by one of the housemen. Yes, my laundry is done for me!
But I have my priorities! The Autumn door decor had to go up right away! 

I'd like to take this opportunity to do a quick survey. My friend Sonja responded to my first post of the season as follows: "Please post more daily, kind of routine things. I would love to see photos inside your library." So, please let me know in the comments (If you can. If not, drop me an email.) what you would like me to share with you about my life in Luxor. And yes, Sonja, I promise to share photos of the library!

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    1. Thank you, Gina! See you soon...

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  2. I really enjoy your day to day comments about life in Luxor. It makes me feel as if I were back there every time I read one of them.

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    1. Thanks, Marshall! I'm glad I can bring you back to Luxor, even if it's only in your mind.

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  3. Your room looks delightful and your houseman is welcome at my place any ol' time. Please post when you're able; your posts are always the bright spot of my day. xxx

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    1. You are too kind, Meg! Btw, the housemen stay HERE! ;-)

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  4. Eleven years? Who'd have thunk it? I'm happy to hear your updates any time. (And I will add your blog to my Bloglovin' list.)

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    1. Yes, Nann, that's pretty much my response too! Thanks for adding my blog! Cheers!

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  5. Hi Marie,
    Great to know what you're up to, and I always like to know whats happening in Luxor. Wish we had got together this summer when you were in woodland.
    I'm in france presently, heading for Rouen tmow and Julia
    Child country! A bientot...

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    1. Hi Lois,
      Too busy this summer to put anything together, but I did have lunch with Chris Dreith and went to Sonoma for lunch with Sonja Bedford.
      Lucky you to be in France! I was in Paris, Blois and the Berry region during this visit. Morocco in April.
      À bientôt!

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  6. Love the room, especially the rugs and their placements. Bang on description - 'Bristol' fashion. Those heavenly, bright blues are the hues of Bristol glass.
    (Jane)

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    1. Thanks for the visit, Jane! I hadn't made the connection with Bristol glass, so I appreciate you pointing that out. Cheers!

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Salaam aleikum!
Marie