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Naomi Watts as Diana

Naomi Watts as Diana

Naomi Watts as Diana, 2013 biographical drama film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Naomi Watts as Diana. British-Australian actress Naomi Watts grew up and spent the first part of her life in England and saw constant front pages stuff going on every single day of Diana. She watched the wedding of Diana and Charles, and knew all those stories around that time. Could she even imagine that one day she would reincarnate Diana, Princess of Wales on the screen? This happened in 2013 biographical drama film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. Naomi Watts fell in love with this character and this woman and the opportunity to tell the story of a woman who encompasses so many different things, who is both strong and intelligent but vulnerable, but found her independence and freedom, despite the division of her relationship with Charles and also losing her title.
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High jewelry watches

High jewelry watches Heure Envoutée de Cartier collection

High jewelry watches. Swan decor. L’Heure Envoutée de Cartier collection. Watch in rhodium-plated 18-carat white gold, pear-shaped and briolette-cut diamonds, emerald eye. Bracelet in natural pearls. Quartz movement. Unique piece

Some Time pieces have ceased to be just an instrument for measuring time. Now, High jewelry watches is a luxury item, a kind of confirmation of social status, the subject of watchmaking and sample of the unique work of the best masters. Many brands are creating not only technically complex and unique things, but also incredibly beautiful watches. Some of them can hardly be called watches at all, but rather luxury bracelets, studded with precious stones, hiding little subtle dials in the heart, for instance, this selection of the most outstanding works of watch and jewelry brands.
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Princess Fawzia Fuad

Princess Fawzia Fuad

Princess Fawzia Fuad, Princess of Egypt, Queen of Iran (5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013). Photo of 1945

Princess Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, or Her Sultanic Highness Princess Fawzia of Egypt (5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013) became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Exotic beauty of Princess Fawzia was admired worldwide. In the eyes of the world, Fawzia was the epitome of glamour, her style a mixture of European fashion and oriental mystique. Her portrait appeared on the cover of Life magazine in 1942. Life magazine photographer Cecil Beaton called her “Asian Venus with perfect features and piercing, sad and mournful blue eyes”. Despite the fact that after the overthrow of the monarchy in Egypt, Fawzia was deprived of her royal titles and privileges, she was still treated as Princess, as – a sign of respect.
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Mireille Darс and Alain Delon

Mireille Darс and Alain Delon, 1970's. Photo by Georges Dambier

Mireille Darс and Alain Delon, 1970’s. Photo by Georges Dambier

Mireille Darс and Alain Delon met in 1968, during the shooting of the film “Jeff”, then also appeared in an episode of “Borsalino”, which determined the life of the actress. She will be the assistant of Delon business (perfumes, ready-made clothes) and his common-law wife. Mireille Darc was with Alain Delon for thirteen years. In fact, for him it was a record that could not be beat by any other woman. And, Mireille Darc said that she felt that women, without exception, envied her when she became the wife of Delon.
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Realistic flowers knitted by Tatyana Yanishevsky

Tiger Lily, 2011. Realistic flowers knitted by Tatyana Yanishevsky

Tiger Lily, 2011. Realistic flowers knitted by Tatyana Yanishevsky

Realistic flowers knitted by Tatyana Yanishevsky, talented self-taught American artist, born in the Soviet Union. Biologist by education (Brown University), Tatyana Yanishevsky reproduces anatomically correct botanical forms created out of yarn, in her studio in Providence, Rhode Island. Her featured artwork “The Knit Garden” includes hand-knitted flowers and plants, created in a variety of fibers, colors, and stitches. The reality of knitted plants is seen in various organs of the plant, and the knitting process, stitch by stitch, conceptually mimics plant growth. And, her sculptures vary – in scale and range, in form and style, and from realistic to abstract. As a matter of fact, these beautiful realistic knitted flowers is a result of the deep knowledge of the subject. Besides, the artist taught herself how to knit, dissected flowers and studied their anatomy in textbooks and greenhouses. As Tatyana Yanishevsky says, “It was a knitting challenge to create those forms, to have them be three-dimensional and puffed out where they needed to be”.
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Date a girl who reads

Date a girl who reads. Ophelia, 1870. Pierre Auguste Cot (1837 – 1883), French painter

Ophelia, 1870. Pierre Auguste Cot (1837 – 1883), French painter. Date a girl who reads

Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve. It’s easy to date a girl who reads. Give her books for her birthday, for Christmas, for anniversaries. Give her the gift of words, in poetry and in song. Give her Neruda, Pound, Sexton, Cummings. Let her know that you understand that words are love. Understand that she knows the difference between books and reality but by god, she’s going to try to make her life a little like her favorite book. It will never be your fault if she does. Find a girl who reads. You’ll know that she does because she will always have an unread book in her bag. She’s the one lovingly looking over the shelves in the bookstore, the one who quietly cries out when she has found the book she wants. You see that weird chick sniffing the pages of an old book in a secondhand book shop? That’s the reader. They can never resist smelling the pages, especially when they are yellow and worn.

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Bear Soldier Wojtek

Bear Soldier Wojtek

A cub, future Bear Soldier Wojtek

Bear Soldier Wojtek
Every year, World War II, one of the most difficult trials that humanity faced in the twentieth century, becomes the thing of the past. It seems, we know almost everything about its battles, remember its heroes. At the Great War everything happened – joy and pain, happiness and tears. There were heavy losses and unexpected returns, unique military operations and unusual soldiers. One of them was Bear Soldier Wojtek, about whom this post is.
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