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Freitag, 20. Juli 2007

Harry Potter, Spies & Burda

Hi readers!

It´s Harry Potter release weekend and guess which idiot ordered it to have it sent to her workplace? Yes it´s me. But the deal is: I don´t work Saturdays!!! Even worse: I already readed what the end is supposed to be in a newspaper yesterday. It´s all over the place and you just can´t escape. I say "Thanks to the dude that lifted the biggest secret of Harry Potter!" I will hungryly read it though on Monday when I drive home from work. A former boss of mine borrowed me his daughters Harry Potter books some years ago and I grew to like them a lot! And now this *sigh*

Well, after this disappointment there are still some very cool things going on. I purchased a beauty book on ebay and found out unusual things about the writer. Olga Tschechowa was a German actress with russian roots and she was said to be Hitlers favourite actress.

While she seemed to be on good terms with him it she was actually a spy for the Sovjets trying to get information out of him. After the war she tried to start a own theater and since a own beauty salon. The theater wasn´t a hit, but the beauty salon worked fine enough to start a own line of beauty products and a handfull of beauty books. Sounds pretty much like a Hollywood spy-movie, huh?

Anyway I bought one of her beauty-books and I consider getting a biography of hers since she sounds very interesting. I might scan some things from the book and put it in my blog. I used to have a website with scans of how tos for hair, but I haven´t updated in years. This one however includes fashion, health and beauty advice and has 484 pages of it.

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And than there is the fact that the latest edition of Burda is out now and has some cute vintage-inspired pieces in it as well as some nice capes. You can bet this one is bought!!! I really need some blouses.

Have a georgous weekend!
Sari

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