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March 2016

Regular As Clockwork

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved a party. From the 6th birthday bash at McDonald’s during which hordes of hyper kiddies were invited behind the scenes to see where the wafer-thin patties were flipped and were permitted to peer into the freezers, […]

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Counter Productive

photo credit Working on the beauty circuit in the late Nineties was a bit like a Scalextric race track, in terms of both pace and circular routine: find a juicy role with a luxury brand, immerse yourself into it, onto the next….work by day, party […]

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Return of the Mack

Working in the beauty industry in London in the late nineties and early noughties was a close-knit, glamorous affair. I use the word ‘affair’ partly because the relationship between employer and employee tended to be a short-lived love story: we fell in love with a […]

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Mind the (Thigh) Gap

Okay, so I may know my way around a countour palette and own more cosmetics than Estee Lauder herself, but when it comes to being catwalk-ready from the neck down – forget it! Now there are some girls who have a body for Baywatch, face […]

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Life’s A Catwalk, Baby!

 In the impressionable early years of my life my biggest role model, as is the case for most young girls, was my mother. During those few short years when she was actually taller than me (only until I was about 6 you understand – she’s […]

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Let It Go

When the long-awaited day finally comes for you to stand before your beaming congregation of family and friends, feeling lighter than air, wearing the most expensive dress you’ll ever own and full of hope and optimism for the future, it’s easy to repeat those solemn […]

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Relatively Speaking….

So who are the other characters in the sit-com of my life? Which two innocent beings were responsible for the creation of this bubbling blonde mass of insecurities cunningly disguised as a fierce and fiesty be-atch? First up, I give you Patricia aka De Mama, […]

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Buy Less, Do More

Having travelled to some far-flung places and met people from all walks of life, I’d say that some of the happiest, most grounded people I’ve ever met were the ones who had the least ‘stuff.’  helping at a school in Vietnam Now don’t get me […]

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Just Do It

If you have the dubious pleasure of knowing me you’ll know that I’m full-on, 100mph, non-stop, all the time. I don’t know the meaning of the word relax. A Duracell bunny with no off switch. It’s like my foot is constantly on the gas, flat […]

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