Saturday, May 07, 2016

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Three Things To Inspire Your Weekend #47

Quote of the day: 
Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. -Matt Cameron

image: Harvey Nichols

Majorie Gilbert, a 100yr old grandmother from Aberdare, Wales modeling for Harvey Nichols in the May Issue of the British Vogue, to celebrate 100years of the magazine -making her the Vogue's first centenarian.  

image: Greg Smith/Facebook

A Florida Salesman, Greg Smith was moved by the plight of homeless woman, Amy Jo, who he passed on his way to work daily, and after buying her lunch one day learned that she was unable to really read. Ever since, renting out library books he meets with her weekly to teach her to read.

H House as seen on Arch Daily
Architects: VACO Design
Location: Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Peace. Love. Light* 

Current Listen: Ruth B -Golden


  1. Love these posts! The 100 year old woman in Vogue looks amazing

    Rachel xx

  2. Vietnam has certainly moved on since 2001.

  3. Hi Blogoratti - amazing to have Marjorie on Vogue's cover ... while Greg teaching Amy Jo to read is inspirational ... while it's always interesting to see others' architectural delights ... cheers Hilary

  4. I can only imagine how the homeless woman feels about learning to read. The man took an interest in her such that he discovered her inability to read. How many of us would do the same? Such an inspiring story! Thank you for posting!

  5. Muito lindo teu post e um belo conteúdo! abraços, ótimo fim de semana,chica

  6. Hello, wonderful post. I love the quote, I try to live life to the fullest. Kudos to the 100 year old woman modeling. It is so nice of Greg to teach the homeless woman to read. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

  7. All good things... Thanks!

  8. Love the positive stories! Keep 'em coming.

  9. Marjorie is very beautiful! That's a sweet story about Greg teaching the homeless woman to read and I love the house in Vietnam. I think. I'd like to see the interior before I buy, though. :)

  10. Really interesting post...thx for sharing! xx

  11. The 100 year old lady looks every inch the model. I wish she would have been on the cover for North America. How great that this young man is teaching this woman how to read....beautiful

  12. What a wonderful thing for Greg to do!! : )
    Great quote.

  13. Inspirational post to read ...especially Greg!

    Enjoy your weekend

    All the best Jan

  14. An uplifting post! Modeling at 100 years...teaching a homeless woman to read better...stunning architecture. Thank you!

  15. Love this weeks inspiration post. Wow- that lady over 100 looks like a million dollars (or 2 million pounds. And she is gorgeous too.


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