Vita Sackville West

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Violet Trefusis - in the late [her great love] Vita would go on to have one of the most famous lesbian affairs in world-wide history with writer Virginia Woolf. June is LGBT Pride Month 🏳️‍🌈

I know, right?

I've learned a lot of things in the past year. Most of those things involve bodily fluids. But one thing I was shocked to learn is one thing that shouldn't have really shocked me at all: Mean girls grow up to be mean moms. (Moms who are mean to other moms). It's as competitive and catty as high school, except uglier and colder. Because it involves your children. I came across this creepy phenomenon the moment I got pregnant. You see, I had turned to the internet for help. I knew nothing…

Frances Partridge: the last survivor of the Bloomsbury group - the authorised biography. Frances Partridge was one of the great British diarists of the Vintage Magazines, Vintage Photos, Clive Bell, Dora Carrington, Virginia Wolf, Vita Sackville West, Monty Don, Duncan Grant, Bell Art

Frances Partridge

Frances Partridge: the last survivor of the Bloomsbury group - the authorised biography. Frances Partridge was one of the great British diarists of the 20...

Harold Nicolson (November 1886 – May British writer, diplomat and politican (husband of Vita Sackville-West) Vita Sackville West, High Society, Clive Bell, Christopher Isherwood, Coming Out Stories, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, Bell Art, Bloomsbury Group

Harold Nicolson (November 21, 1886 – May 1, 1968) British writer, diplomat and politican (husband of Vita Sackville-West)

  I Just Miss You, Vita Sackville West, Bloomsbury Group, Virginia Woolf, Art History, Vintage Photos, Authors, England, Gardens

Vita loves Virginia (@V_SackvilleWest)

The latest Tweets from Vita loves Virginia (@V_SackvilleWest). Musings of a sapphic poetess. “I just miss you, in a quite simple desperate human way. Ontario, Canada

Sissinghurst Castle, Kent, UK former home of writer Vita Sackville West Vita Sackville West, Gaudi, Monet, Lancaster, Sissinghurst Garden, Lenotre, Castle Pictures, Bloomsbury Group, Castles In England

Château de Sissinghurst

A new exhibition at Sissinghurst Castle tells the stories of the French prisoners held there during the Seven Year’s War (1756-1763). These eerie infrared images seem somehow apropriate as an illus…

“"I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong." English poet, novelist, and garden designer, Vita Sackville-West was born in 1892 Vita Sackville West, English Poets, English Writers, Janet Hill, Dora Carrington, Leonard Woolf, Virginia Wolf, Duncan Grant, Bloomsbury Group

Paris Was A Woman: Photo

Vita Sackfield-West. Female artists, socialites, and icons of the early 1900s. By Chloe Thunders (chloethunders.tumblr.com).

Photographic Studio and Salon in Berlin

Vita Sackville west

Photographic Studio and Salon in Berlin 1918-1932

Left to Right: Tilda Swinton as Orlando and Charlotte Valandrey as Sasha. Photo taken by Liam Longman © Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics Pic - Image of Orlando - AllStarPics. Tilda Swinton, Orlando Film, Sandy Powell, Warrior Princess, Movie Costumes, Great Women, Film Stills, Great Movies, Costume Design

Woolf on film

Androgyny and sexuality in Sally Potter's 1992 adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Orlando

After Virginia Woolf met fellow writer Vita Sackville-West in the early the two women began a romantic affair that lasted for a number of years. Virginia and Vita first met at a dinner party Vita Sackville West, Virginia Woolf, West Virginia, Hands On Face, Bell Art, Bloomsbury Group, English Poets, Victoria, Belle Epoque

Orlando: A Biography

"His form combined in one the strength of a man and a woman's grace". Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Harold Nicolson Dora Carrington, Vita Sackville West, Berlin, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, Bloomsbury Group, Family History, Gay, Authors

fecund & gay/bi

David Garnett (1892-1981) was a British writer and publisher. Although bisexual, he was primarily attracted to women throughout his life but had some noteable relationships with men (e.g. Duncan Grant below). He married twice and had two sons by his first wife, Rachel Marshall, and four daughters by his second wife, Angelica Bell.

Sir Harold George Nicolson KCVO CMG November 1886 – 1 May was an English diplomat, author, diarist and politician. He was the husband of writer Vita Sackville-West, their unusual relationship being described in their son's book, Portrait of a Marriage.

Brown plaque Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson -

Author, Vita Sackville-West on her wedding day, 1 Oct. to diplomat Harold Nicolson. Her fine cloth-of-gold wedding dress dress was designed by Lady Sackville, the bride's mother.

Author, Vita Sackville-West on her wedding day, 1 Oct. 1913, to diplomat Harold Nicolson. Her fine cloth-of-gold wedding dress was designed by Lady Sackville, the bride's mother.