Monthly Archive: October 2009

Heaven is a Seat in Aveda

Posted on October 20, 2009

I lean backwards into the washbasin and the assistant begins to patiently unfurl strips of foil papers, trying not to snag my hair in the process. I am half way through my regular highlighting session in the Aveda salon at Covent.. >>> more

Plastic Surgery or Ageing Honestly?

Posted on October 14, 2009

“I love my life right now, I really do, but I wish I had my 20 year old body. I’d have a neck lift, if I could,” announced my friend, Gill, at her 50th birthday meal.

“Are you mad?” we all chorused as she proceeded to demonstrate by.. >>> more

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Go easy on my teeth

Posted on November 30, 2017

Years ago I used to be scared of the dentist. Now I have a new fear: the.. >>> more

Are you trying to be funny?

Posted on November 07, 2017

Picture the scene. A small harbour restaurant in the south of France. A nervous.. >>> more

The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

Sorry, Susan. I couldn’t get beyond the post-it.. >>> more