Lindy Tualima

I have the best memories of my arms wrapped around huge bundles of intoxicating flowers and massive branches and bunches of foliage.

To have that sense of one’s intrinsic worth which, for better or worse, constitutes self-respect, is potentially to have everything.

Excerpt from “Self-respect”, Joan Didion, Vogue (1961)

Source unknown. Via Lesse.

Film still from Henri D’Ursel, “La perle” (1929).

Elisha Kennedy’s pantry (2019)

Simone de Beauvoir in her Paris apartment (1953).

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