June 10--Attributed to Duncan Phyfe, Sofa. The curved and reeded legs swept up to curve like a breaking wave, giving the sofa the look of movement despite its formal setting. The caned back and sides did not invite relaxation. People who sat on the silver silk brocade seat sat upright with their ankles crossed like ladies. Those sensuous curve said a lot about the repressed emotions of the day. Lucia carried her book and tea on a tray into the parlor when the Duncan Phyfe presided. She tried to settle on the sofa, tried to find a comfortable position for reading but the cushion was thin and the upholstery so slick that when she leaned on the bolster it squirted out, nearly knocking over her teacup.
Something interesting needs to happen on that sofa when I write about it tonight. Don't you agree? Today's Photo A Day theme is "best bit of your weekend." I'll be waiting until the end of today to commit to an image, but here's one candid from yesterday. Enjoy your Sunday, peoples.