C is for Camus, The Cure, Colbert, Chaplin, Calder and Crawford #atozchallenge


C is for Cookie.
Alexander Calder
Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents.

Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.

albert camus

“Mother died today, or maybe it was yesterday.”

Albert Camus [1913-1960] The Stranger (L’Etranger)[1942]

Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism.

The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.

Claudette Colbert was an American cinema actress, and a leading lady in Hollywood for over two decades. Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the late 1920s, progressing to film with the advent of talking pictures.

Joan Crawford, was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage chorine. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Crawford tenth on their list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema

I am taking part in the April A to Z Blog Challenge. Every day in the month of April, I will post a blog entry related to a letter of the alphabet. I gave it some thought and wanted to keep it in line with what I write about here on Waldina.com and came up with famous quotes, people that inspire and music that resonates with me.


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  1. Aww, I loved The Cure so much when I was a teen in the late 80’s. I would torture my brother by playing their cassette tape over and over while driving around with my brother. Lol good times!

    I’m visiting from the A to Z Challenge.

    Shelly @ http://hangryfork.com


  2. Great post. A fantastic collection of Cs. I went to an exhibition of Calder’s work a couple of months ago and it knocked my socks off.


  3. Im sorry! I can’t resist. Killing an Arab by The Cure is based on the book The Stranger by Albert Camus. I’m loving your posts, keep up the good work.


  4. I did “C” is for cookie, too! I grew up listening to The Cure and saw them in Concert…mainly because I wanted to see the opening band Love and Rockets.


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