Some musings about being a tall woman

Tall is only good if you’re also really really thin, is the message I’m getting from pop culture. If you’re tall and skinny, you’re basically a goddess. I was tall and skinny once, when I was about twelve. That was around about the same time I got a haircut that resembled a mushroom. I wanted…

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Eye debris and weight loss frustration

I’ve got a little while before I start work so, seeing as I just paid to renew my blog domain name, I thought I’d whack out a short post.

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My body the fat sponge

I’m taking a quick break from novel writing (it’s going terribly, by the way) to update you on this year’s sugar-free Lent challenge. I’m 1.5 weeks in and I’ve hit a plateau. This week was my ‘time of month’ (I don’t know why we call it this. It sounds like it should be the highlight of the…

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Women’s faces and Alicia Keys not wearing any make-up

Apparently Alicia Keys doesn’t wear make-up to fancy awards ceremonies any more and it’s made headlines.

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Today: doctors and diets

I am fine, according to the doctor. I needn’t have submitted myself to the horrors of collecting a ‘faecal sample’, or (worse) letting the nurse touch my arm vein.

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Thinking of going from brown to blonde

A few days ago I wrote a blog about persecution, war and ISIS. Now I want to talk about hair dye. Not a smooth transition I know, but bear with me.  My hair is naturally very dark brown and I want to have blonde bits put in it.  The exact hairdressing term is ‘ombre’ (pronounced…

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