Inside the Mind of Isadora

Elizabeth Bailey and “Adoring Isadora”

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A wonderful author has written a book that has a character with my name. I’m on my way to get a copy by way of Amazon. I think everyone should. After all, Isadora, is a character that is always fascinating; both in following me on my blog and in this book.
Isadora

Susana's Parlour

Don’t put your daughter on the stage, Mrs Worthington.

When Noel Coward wrote that song, the profession of acting had acquired a certain cachet of glamour. Actresses, however, were still not respectable, and the stage-door Johnnies could still hope for the ultimate reward if they wined and dined their favourites.

Society had become much more integrated by then, but the middle classes were offended by theatrical morals and the bohemian lifestyle. This attitude did not much affect the male of the species, of course, although the well-born young man about town would encounter strong opposition if he attempted to take to the stage. An actor, however, might be accepted into exclusive circles, where his female counterpart would be firmly kept out.

Even when I trod the boards in the late sixties and seventies, there was a faint whiff of disapproval and suspicion. I remember my grandmother, on hearing I was…

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Author: Inside the Mind of Isadora

Intriguing, sensitive, mysterious, loving, artistic and crackling with excitement for life is a pretty good description of who I am. I just retired from the world of art where I sold my Artfully Designed Handmade Jewelry for 28 years; although, art will always be a part of whom I am no matter what venue I choose to express it.

2 thoughts on “Elizabeth Bailey and “Adoring Isadora”

  1. Oh that is a must then Isadora…hehehe

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  2. Sounds like a wonderful book to read Issy and what a treat to have a story with your name in it. The author is such a lovely lady as well. Thanks for sharing. 😀

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