Tag Archives: Bright Young People

Nancy Cunard Story Published in TLS

The TLS in this week’s issue has published for the first time a 1920’s story written by Nancy Cunard. She was one of the Bright Young People and went on to become something of a free-lance intellectual and left-wing political … Continue reading

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Waugh and the New Perfumes

As reported in the Daily Mail, a¬†new line of perfumes is being marketed by a company called Deco London. According to their Creative Director,¬†Sophie Fannon-Howell: Her six Eau de Parfums capture the elegance, glamour and frivolity of the Roaring Twenties, … Continue reading

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Waugh Character Models Surface in Blogs

Two of Waugh’s character models have surfaced in recent blogs. These are Brenda Dean Paul and Kate Meyrick. Dean Paul may have contributed to any number of characters in Vile Bodies. She was perhaps the most prominent of the Bright … Continue reading

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Saga Louts and BYPs

This week’s Spectator reports on the growing problem arising from the increase in the population of “Saga louts.” These are people in their 50-60s who have refused to grow up. They can frequently be observed misbehaving in pubs from which … Continue reading

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