Writing: Mamsell Proust road trip

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I am thinking of writing a book, with the character Mamsell Proust who is doing a road trip in America. She start’s in Minnesota where she has some relatives. She travel around in america with her butler Görel who is driving the car and the caravan.

Thru the long journey she meet a lot of different people – learning things from them – and she tells them her own story!

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For a long time I have thought I should write a book about Mamsell Proust and finally I know how i’m gonna write it. Came up with some ideas today.

 

 

 

The caravan where they live:

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Happy 4th of july!

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On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream. The United States is truly a diverse nation made up of dynamic people.

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Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings.

To celebreate this, I show you some vintage posters from the United States in this post. Happy independence day!

 

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Mamsell moving in + Pinterest

Good news! Mamsell Proust is here again. After a long trip abroad and down the memory lane she has now  decide she’s moving home again. / the Butler

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“You can follow me on Pinterest! And see lot’s of beautiful Vintage cars, interior design, toys, fashion, old photographs and more…

Hope to see you there. Have a nice day, take care!” / Mamsell Proust

Art Nouveau

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The Art Nouveau movement occurred in the late 19th century from about 1894 to 1914, and was represented in Europe as well as in the United States. In each country “Art Nouveau” had a different meaning and identity, and artists were often piqued against each other in defining the art period. In summary, Art Nouveau is the avant-garde movement of the period in reaction to historical and academic perspectives.

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Art Nouveau artists wished to blur the lines between famous and minor artists, and unifying all arts, and unifying art with everyday human life – in essence, the art of the period became part of the architecture, placards, and jewelry in an attempt to combine life and art. Art Nouveau is characterized by its elegant decorative style, detailed patterns, curving lines, and art innovation. Leading artists include Aubrey Beardsley, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, and the glassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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Old commercial posters

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 I love old commercial posters. They were often simple yet beautiful paintings, often colorful.
Here are some posters I found interesting:

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This is a poster for Wrigleys Chewing gum from 1939

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Early commercial for Coca Cola

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‘Fiat automobili’

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‘Obesity soap

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Art Noveau – very common in Paris and France.

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Automobiles and bicycles