“'Friendly, glowing, bronzed, curious, eager, impulsive: the world was all before her, and she knew it” – Margaret Drabble
|Boty in motion|
She looked the part. Resembled Brigitte Bardot. A beauty. Was in the film Alfie. Flew above the great unwashed through an exertion of willpower and talent.
|She looked the part. The mother lode.|
Died young so that her unborn baby would live. A dyed-blond hero.
Forgotten, hibernating, then rediscovered.
|The Only Blonde in the World. 1963|
A cranked-up combustion furnace of 60s pop culture who could do the Mashed Potato 'til dawn and have enough left over to mix the paint. The pure strain. The Mother Lode.
And for a brief, brush stroke of time, she really was the Only Blonde in the World.