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If I Could Be Anyone I'd Be...

Today is the launch of Talli Roland's fab new book 'Watching Willow Watts' and to celebrate she's having a great online party. All you have to do to take part is let her - and everyone else - know who you would like to be if you could be any one at all.

For me that wasn't difficult because if I could be anyone I would be...BETTY BOOP! 

Why Betty Boop?

She is fabulous! She is beautiful, sexy, classy, sassy, stylish, funny and her clothes are amazing. She's really feminine but at the same time she's tough and knows what she wants from life. Originally Betty represented the flapper girls from the great Jazz Era. When I was a little girl I always wanted to be a flapper and I could do a pretty good Charleston by the time I was four years old. In fact, even now, if I go to a fancy dress party I almost always go as a flapper although maybe I'll start going as Betty from now on.

Unfortunately I wasn't organised enough to sort myself out with a Betty costume for the party so here is a picture of her instead  in her classic Marilyn Monroe pose which is appropriate as 'Watching Willow Watts' is all about a girl who impersonates Marilyn Monroe.

'Watching Willow Watts is available on Amazon now and the paperback will be out in November. I will review it on here as soon as I've finished reading it but in  the meantime why not pop over and join in the rest of the party at Talli's blog Have fun!!

Until the next time,

Boop oop a doop

Betty x Denise x


Talli Roland said…
LOVE! Especially the Marilyn impersonation! Betty Boop is too cool - and I adore sassy female characters.

Great choice!

Thanks so much for taking part!
Rebecca Emin said…
Great choice. What a shame you couldn't get a costume. I would have loved to have seen that!
Denise said…
Thanks Talli - she actually is too cool :)

Rebecca, I know. It would have been such a laugh to get dressed up as her but you never know - I may still do it and do a future post about it ;-)
Gina Dickerson said…
What a brilliant choice of a picture. Fun character too! Enjoyed your blog - new follower.
Denise said…
Hi Gina and welcome aboard. Isn't she just a wonderful character? I've been going around saying 'Boop oop a doop' all day.

Thanks for the lovely comments. D.
Alleged Author said…
Betty Boop is fab and if you gain weight then you can just erase it away! Great choice!
Susan Fields said…
Yes, that picture of Betty is very appropriate for Willow's party! I love to do the Charleston, too, but my kids always laugh at me.
Denise said…
Alleged Author - oh, I hadn't thought about that one. Thanks. Yet another great reason for being Betty Boop :-)

Susan - thanks. The Charleston is such a great dance but yes, it does seem to make people laugh and in my case not just kids. Doesn't stop me doing it though :)
Ann said…
A very appropriate pose for the day that is in it Betty, oops I mean Denise. Great fun choice especially since you are a fancy dress flapper type!
J.L. Campbell said…
Betty Boop is one of those sweet characters we take for granted.
Denise said…
Thank you Ann. She is a fun character. Still kicking myself for missing the chance to dress up as her day :)

J.L. - you're right. She is taken for granted and what a lot of people don't realise is that she was very inspirational when she first appeared in...wait for it...1930! 81 years ago.

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