On my Summer Reading List... if only my version was this beautiful! (Seen on Fallon Elizabeth's tumblr)

On my Summer Reading List... if only my version was this beautiful! (Seen on Fallon Elizabeth's tumblr)

Nancy Mitford. Born 1 Graham Street (now Terrace) SW1 into the British aristocracy, the eldest of 7 siblings: Pamela, Thomas, Diana, Unity, Jessica, Deborah.   Invented U and non-U linguistic usage. Novels include: The Pursuit of Love (1945) (great fun, we recommend it) and Love in a Cold Climate (1949).  Died Versailles, France.

Nancy Mitford. Born 1 Graham Street (now Terrace) SW1 into the British aristocracy, the eldest of 7 siblings: Pamela, Thomas, Diana, Unity, Jessica, Deborah. Invented U and non-U linguistic usage. Novels include: The Pursuit of Love (1945) (great fun, we recommend it) and Love in a Cold Climate (1949). Died Versailles, France.

NANCY MITFORD. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND. AVAVILBLE ON AMAZON KINDLE.

NANCY MITFORD. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND. AVAVILBLE ON AMAZON KINDLE.

Nancy Mitford, a novelist who was both urbane and wise to human nature. First, we would have champagne.

Nancy Mitford, a novelist who was both urbane and wise to human nature. First, we would have champagne.

Anything written by Nancy Mitford makes me want to write and makes me smile.

Anything written by Nancy Mitford makes me want to write and makes me smile.

Nancy Mitford. Escritora. Una de las más populares de las hermanas Mitford. Libro: A la caza del amor, No se lo digas a Alfred.

Nancy Mitford. Escritora. Una de las más populares de las hermanas Mitford. Libro: A la caza del amor, No se lo digas a Alfred.

Lives of the Mitford sisters were more scandalous than Downton Abbey

Lives of the Mitford sisters were more scandalous than Downton Abbey

Diana Mosley with her sisters Hon Unity Freeman-Mitford who fell in love with Adolf Hitler, and Hon Nancy Freeman-Mitford (author Nancy Mitford).

8 Books to Read When You've Exhausted Jane Austen: The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

8 Books To Read When You've Exhausted Jane Austen

8 Books to Read When You've Exhausted Jane Austen: The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

Nancy Mitford. Check out Brigette's review of Edmund White's Inside A Pearl: My Years In Paris here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/brigette-reviews-inside-a-pear-my-years-in-paris/

Nancy Mitford. Check out Brigette's review of Edmund White's Inside A Pearl: My Years In Paris here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/brigette-reviews-inside-a-pear-my-years-in-paris/

.  "What a summer! Pouring rain varied only by occasional thunderstorms … I was photographed by Cecil Beaton this afternoon, a fantastic experience. ‘How do you manage to be so skinny with such ruddy cheeks?’ Too easy I might have replied, one has only to be crossed in love and adept at make-up." Nancy Mitford by Harold Acton

. "What a summer! Pouring rain varied only by occasional thunderstorms … I was photographed by Cecil Beaton this afternoon, a fantastic experience. ‘How do you manage to be so skinny with such ruddy cheeks?’ Too easy I might have replied, one has only to be crossed in love and adept at make-up." Nancy Mitford by Harold Acton

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