More on smoking.
A follow up to the blog on Duncan Banitall’s article in the Groan. I just noticed a new comment on Dick Puddlecote’s thoughts on it from someone living in France. Oh, I thought, this’ll be good. There’s no way the French will bend over. Wert iz zees? We may not ave a Gitane before, during and afterr making lurve all afternoon. No. Zis will not do! Vive la France. Etc etc.
In France they have brushe away the cigarette on the CoCo chanel poster for the film about her life
thought this be a very good idea People should not think smoking is normal so there we have the poster with the actress without a cigarette
Here is the original
CoCo Chanel was a chain smoker (40 – 60 cigarettes a day ) till she died age 82 I was angry that stylefrizz was happy with this Orwell behaviour and wrote a letter This is what I got back :
Firstly, let me thank you for visiting Stylefrizz.com! Secondly, allow me to draw your attention on the “one cigarette” issue: smoking has become so ordinary, it’s a part of our daily life now. Passive or active smokers, we’re all smokers of some kind. I was a smoker myself. But I grew over it, thankfully! Now I just want to see the world without smoke, without smoking and smokers. Everything around cigarettes has been so glamed up and I can’t cope with that. It’s wrong. Morally wrong. I won’t even begin talking health issues, we’re all aware of the dangers smoking can cause!
I believe another approach, a less fashionable one is called for cigarettes/smoking. This smoking – stylish attitude they’re so keen on promoting through everything fashion is disgusting and wrong. No, hiding away one cigarette won’t change the world, but at least I won’t have to put up with the so called elegant fashion of smoking!
Words fail me. You’ll just have to wait while I do a couple of laps around the room.
Here are the images mentioned:
Posted on October 13, 2009, in Uncategorized and tagged Contemptible Tools, Don't Be So Fucking Silly, Europe, Oh For Fuck's Sake, Personal Freedom. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on More on smoking..