Hailing from Seaford, on the south coast, Pamela Rooke, who took voyeur upskirt porn name Jordan at 14, trained as a ballet dancer throughout her childhood, before becoming an avid David Bowie fan -- dressing up and hanging out at sex gay clubs of nearby Brighton or London.
Jordan was a true innovator -- fearless and intelligent.
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She wanted to be her own work of art and never compromised. In fact, her looks were so extreme during the latter half of the 70s that she was routinely moved by train staff into a first class carriage on her daily commute from Seaford to London, to protect her footballers nude sex the outrage and violence her appearance provoked from other passengers. She conquered her addiction and embarked on a successful new career, breeding Burmese cats and working as a veterinary nurse, jordan she still does to this day.
Until recent years, Jordan generally avoided the limelight and very rarely talked to the media about her past.
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Now, Defying Gravityher long awaited autobiography, written with the author Cathi Unsworth, has finally arrived and paints a vivid picture of a life punctuated by pushing boundaries, provoking outrage, punk rock and pussies galore. What prompted you to work on Defying Gravity? There were two things that made me think the time was right -- one was the beautifully curated Punk exhibition at the British Library inwhich made me realise how many people were truly fascinated by the crazy jordan of that time and my part in it.
Also, inI sold some of the very old and iconic clothes -- at auction -- that I had from that time, which had been in a cupboard at home pistols years.
I had no sadness about selling them -- I pistols I was doing the right thing and real proper collectors and museums would have them and they would be taken care of and people sex enjoy seeing them. You were clearly very into clothes from a young age -- where did that interest in image and appearance come from? I adored ballet, it gives you a strict basis to your life, it opens you up to costumes and fantasy, moulding yourself into something else. It teaches you to overcome pain and fatigue and to try and excel and do your very best.