Domestic violence


Have you ever witnessed a domestic violence incident between a couple? How many of you have tried to intervene? ‘Don’t hit her you idiot’ Or do you tend to stand back and observe the scene and give a running commentary to anyone who will listen? ‘Can you believe he just hit her? It’s so bad….

Getting the hint


Can you take a hint? Do you often find that people just can’t simply take the hint? The smartest of people just don’t get it when you make a point or don’t want to tell them something or invite them. Let’s think of a scenerio where this may have happened to you and you were left…

The cheek of it…


As I flick through the pages of the latest Vogue I notice the models striking cheek bones with envy. I wonder if its make-up or clever lighting that makes their cheeks jump out. Or are they blessed with fantastic genes and cheeks you can cut ice on. I look in the mirror at my own…

Loose fabric unravelled….


Red, plums, violets, greens and yellow fabrics rich in colour and texture greet me as I walk into the Asian clothes shop. Every colour under the sun is available on rolls and rolls of fabric. I am spoilt for choice as I hunt for a colour that will suit my tanned complexion. I am drawn…

One size does not fit all


Who loves fashion? How many times do you stare at the covers of Vogue and Tattler, just because the model/actress/celebrity catches your eye? You have not even noticed the headlines or price. All you can think about is how you wish you could pull of the outfit. Your lost in your thoughts and imagine you’re…

Ball breaker…Can we handle powerful women?


What is a ball breaker? Is it a woman who is good at her job because of her intellect and won’t entertain slackers in the work place? Why do we fear women who aren’t afraid to voice their opinion or come down on their co-workers like a ton of bricks if they screw up? When…

Brown sugar baby….


When you think of sun, what’s the first thing that pops in your head? Beaches, happiness, less clothes, margaritas a killer tan….I bet wrinkles and skin cancer don’t spring to mind at all. Every year millions of women hit the sunbed, beaches or chemist counters all in the hope of becoming a bronze goddess. With…

Blind as a bat…


How many of you have been on a blind date? Or had someone try to set you up on one? Come on, don’t lie if you have. How scary can a blind date be? Well if you feel like poking your eyes so you’re blind because you can’t bear to look at your date, then…