Monthly Archives: February 2015

Margot Fonteyn ~ Ballerina Assoluta

Day 290 of Colourisation Project – February 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Former director of the Royal Ballet, Anthony Dowell, called her “a guiding light and a shining … Continue reading

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Ansel Adams ~ Master Manipulator

Day 289 of Colourisation Project – February 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, February 20, 1902, Ansel Easton Adams was one of the most celebrated and … Continue reading

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Merle Oberon Nonetheless

Day 288 of Colourisation Project – February 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Ever since I first saw her playing Cathy in Wuthering Heights (1939) opposite Laurence Olivier, I … Continue reading

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J. R. Oppenheimer – Father of the Atomic Bomb

Day 287 of Colourisation Project – February 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. From Manhattan to Hiroshima his name was synonymous with the atomic bomb. On July 16, 1945, … Continue reading

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Kathryn Grayson – Hollywood Soprano

Day 286 of Colourisation Project – February 17 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she was better known as MGM musical star, … Continue reading

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Cyril Callister – The Man Who Invented Vegemite

Day 285 of Colourisation Project – February 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It’s definitely an acquired taste. You either hate it or love it. Anyone living outside of … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Nat King Cole

Day 284 of Colourisation Project – February 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Who doesn’t have a bit of Nat King Cole in their music collection, iPod or otherwise? … Continue reading

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