The life of a part-time blogger

Not all blogs are created equal, but they are often viewed as if they are, without any thought to the status of the person doing the blogging. Not status as in "award-winning", but status as in "part-time" or "full-time". Not everyone runs their blog as a job, or wants to, and this affects not only... Continue Reading →

5 life lessons from RuPaul’s Drag Race

Having watched the finale of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race at least a few times now, I have been pondering a few broader thoughts about the show. Yes, some aspects of early seasons were problematic and season 9 was not without controversy, but RPDR has (albeit rather slowly!) learnt from its mistakes and has... Continue Reading →

Ageless Fashion by Playful Promises

As a woman in her early 40s with a love of gorgeous underwear, I'm used to having to do a spot of brain gymnastics in order to imagine myself wearing a lot of the lingerie that catches my eye, because it's almost always shown on the firm bodies of young slender models. When I saw... Continue Reading →

Getting Dressed: A daily composition

Yesterday, I responded to a tweet from dress historian Hilary Davidson regarding capsule wardrobes, which resulted in an interesting discussion. For us, a capsule wardrobe is essential for travelling but is not something with everyday appeal. Hilary describes her own wardrobe as 'a rainbow of expression' and getting dressed in the morning as 'a daily... Continue Reading →

On body confidence and Instagram

For a while, I didn't really 'get' Instagram. I've been addicted to Twitter since 2008 and it suits my propensity for sharing snippets of sarcasm rather well. It's a lot like my blog used to be, but with a much lower character limit. I've whined about every update they've made to how Twitter works but,... Continue Reading →

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