Category Archives: Beauty

THE BIRTH OF THE BOUFFANT by Peter Nolan Smith

THE ONLY YEH YEH GIRL By Peter Nolan Smith

The stars of the 1960s were transported by TV and radio to my three red-light suburb south of Boston. The teenagers of the 50s worshipped Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, and Buddy Holly as dead gods, but my generation’s focus was dedicated to the living. Bob Dylan’s BLOWING IN THE WIND knocked Elvis off his throne […]

A Life Worth Living

“If there were no Frenchwomen, life wouldn’t be worth living.” Friedrich Engels

Faster Than Light Beauty

I wish for a time machine to take me back to London. 1968. Francoise Hardy on a motorbike. I would have had a lot of competition and even though I would have only been 16, a good time would have been had by all. Je l’adore. In 1968 through eternity fast than speed itself. To […]

La Belle Francoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy remains an icon of beauty. The brunette had tons of hits in the 1960s. Francoise was the ultimate Yeh-Yeh Girl. But Mlle. Hardy is a beauty today. And Forever.