The Body Eclectic

Terrible thing. What is? Being born like that. Is it? Can you imagine, looking in the mirror and seeing that staring back at you?

Yes, I can.

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Noor Inayat Khan: the Spy Princess (1914-1944)

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This week, we meet Noor Inayat Khan, one of the bravest women to ever live. She was a British secret agent during World War 2, working as a radio operator in occupied Paris. In fact, working as the ONLY radio operator in occupied Paris. The average lifespan for that job was 6 weeks, and she lasted almost 5 months. She escaped the Gestapo numerous times, and went out fighting. All this, even though everything about her work went against her basic pacifist nature. Read on for more about this phenomenal human being.

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Philip Johnson’s The Glass House, completed in 1949, Connecticut. The Barcelona lounge chairs, the daybed and the sofa table by Mies van der Rohe, the Diamond chairs outside by Harry Bertoia. Photo by Michael Hall./ High Low Vintage

Philip Johnson’s The Glass House, completed in 1949, Connecticut. The Barcelona lounge chairs, the daybed and the sofa table by Mies van der Rohe, the Diamond chairs outside by Harry Bertoia. Photo by Michael Hall./ High Low Vintage

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