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It was a funny thing. Over the last week, I have been helping my sister in her big move to the city of Melbourne (Australia). Like all upheavals of this nature, exhausting and by the end of the week, I felt so tired, it was as if I had aged overnight and I looked it. […]
Desperately seeking something.. There’s literally millions of books and websites dedicated to the subject of goal setting and the achievement of our hopes and dreams. It would be hard to imagine you haven’t at some point in your life picked up a book on this worthy subject. Clearly with the amount of self-help books available, […]
Nothing more than vanity? Sometimes events or situations happen in our own lives or in the greater world, so upsetting and disturbing, that many of the things we usually fuss and fight about become insignificant. These are the life events that level us or become catalysts in our lives. These are the times when I am […]
I feel bad about my neck and other stories. There is a book written by Nora Ephron, the film director who brought us films such as When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and the classic 90’s movie, You’ve Got Mail. When Nora was not writing and directing, she penned short stories which eventually, became […]
We all have regrets. I have quite a few. What I’d really like to say is regret is a wasted emotion, but that’s probably a topic for another day. Some regrets we just have to live with, but then sometimes, we can make amends and try and fix the errors of the past. But today in the […]
We all have inspirational women in our lives or people that spur us on. Whether that be in our immediate life or from afar. Perhaps, it’s a parent, a sister or a best friend. Or, maybe it’s someone who seems to be in such a lofty position we can only dream of what their lives […]
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Or, how long do you want to be old? So today, I heard something that struck a real chord with me. It was a story about about a man, but no ordinary man and his is story or viewpoint on how long he wants to live is far from ordinary. His view does not come […]
The lure of non-surgical treatments. A few years back a company that I worked for did an expose’ to prove you actually can banish 10 years from your face with non-surgical treatments. Once pitched to a television studio the airing of the story soon followed. The before and after images were impressive. The public response was […]
It all started with an addiction to glossy fashion magazines. A few weeks ago on a trip to Sydney, having satisfied my addiction to buying my favourite fashion magazines, I settled in for an hour or so of caffeine-fuelled browsing in the real world of a printed magazine. Hey, call me old fashioned, but for […]
Anti Wrinkle Injections: the not-so-new frontier. There is nothing new about cosmetic injectables. They’ve been used successfully in the medical profession for well on 20 years now, but probably in the last 10 years has become a mainstream cosmetic procedure for the reduction in dynamic wrinkles. Most commonly known as muscle relaxing injectables, a toxin […]
Oscar de la Renta Hearing the news this week of the passing of Oscar de la Renta, my mind wanders back to the ’90s when his signature fragrance was the only fragrance I ever wore. This article is my small tribute to a man with a lifelong passion for dressing women beautifully. He certainly achieved […]
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