Monthly Archive: June 2011

If I were a DJ ... I’d listen to her

Posted on June 30, 2011

Beyoncé had barely left the stage, having wowed the audience with her headline performance at Glastonbury, when the cameras switched back to the television studio. Congratulations were in order, right? Well yes, you’d think so.

But instead.. >>> more

Having it all, Obama style

Posted on June 23, 2011

Women are encouraged to ‘have it all’. I believe we can have it all but it doesn’t have to be all at the same time.

A healthier way to experience life is to properly savour the different phases as we go through them - marriage, career,.. >>> more

Why I’m ageing backwards

Posted on June 22, 2011

I’ve decided to age backwards like Benjamin Button. Why? Because I was recently told that “fifty is our cut off”.

I’d just written a tongue-in-cheek piece for a magazine about a bickering couple (hubby and me), how misunderstandings can.. >>> more

Bring out your inner sorceress

Posted on June 21, 2011

Do you have lustrous, waste length hair and perfectly applied smokey eye makeup? Are you wearing a long, sumptuous velvet gown with a bodice that is straining to contain your ample bosom?

Yes? Ok, so you definitely have the potential to be.. >>> more

Motherhood and freedom

Posted on June 16, 2011

My niece recently had a baby.  She’s 20 and didn’t plan on having a child so young but her seamless transition from late night clubber to devoted mother has astounded us all. She’s determined to continue her education and build a career but hasn’t.. >>> more

High heels; help please!

Posted on June 14, 2011

Could my days of skyscraper high heels be over? High heels are about walking tall, feeling fabulous and exuding red carpet glamour. They are Sarah Jessica Parker. Kitten heels are elegant yet girly and fun. Think Michelle Obama working a prom dress... >>> more

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