Author Archives: Sabina Stent

About Sabina Stent

Surrealism, Culture, Randomness.

James and Marcus

In 1955, around the time they filmed Giant together, Elizabeth Taylor gave James Dean a cat. They had developed a close friendship and the kitten was her gift to the boy whose life was shortly end in a fatal car crash. He … Continue reading

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Ida Lupino does Surrealism

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The Return of #TCMKnittingClub

It’s almost time for #TCMFF, which means the return of #TCMKnittingClub! After a small hiatus, we (‘we’ being my friend Nora aka Nitrate Diva and I) are back with out yarn and calling all Classic Film Fans and/or knitters out there. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Anaïs

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” Happy Birthday, Anaïs 💜

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Elsa

Elsa Schiaparelli by Cecil Beaton, 1931.

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Ok I’m back.

Hello. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? There I was with plans at the start of the year and proclamations of posting on a regular basis and I guess I got lazy. Sorry, but I’m a bad blogger. As one of … Continue reading

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2017 – Planning, Plotting, Doing

2016 was the year events culminated and I decided to return to academia. I had recently moved back to Birmingham (my hometown and the city where I completed both my MA and PhD) and needed to (re)establish my academic presence. I reconnected … Continue reading

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