BEING PRAYED FOR DOES NOT HELP

When I have something looming over me, something I dread, something which causes my stomach to twist and turn in knots of anxiety, something which I feel I simply cannot live through, that I cannot imagine myself coming out all

BEING PRAYED FOR DOES NOT HELP

When I have something looming over me, something I dread, something which causes my stomach to twist and turn in knots of anxiety, something which I feel I simply cannot live through, that I cannot imagine myself coming out all

Paul Signac, Woman at her Toilette, 1893

NIGHT OUT

The transformative, magic power of a night out for non-rich women has captured our imaginations and our spirits for centuries, at least since Cinderella. For women who are not rich, the opportunity to “dress up” and “go out” comes along

Paul Signac, Woman at her Toilette, 1893

NIGHT OUT

The transformative, magic power of a night out for non-rich women has captured our imaginations and our spirits for centuries, at least since Cinderella. For women who are not rich, the opportunity to “dress up” and “go out” comes along

ALL ABOUT THE SHOES

Since my return from Iran in September 2014, I have bought three pairs of shoes. These are, respectively, from Clarks, Aldos and Aldos. The clogs were bought to replace my other, older pair of clogs. But these new Aldos clogs

ALL ABOUT THE SHOES

Since my return from Iran in September 2014, I have bought three pairs of shoes. These are, respectively, from Clarks, Aldos and Aldos. The clogs were bought to replace my other, older pair of clogs. But these new Aldos clogs

children-piano

THINGS YOU WILL NEVER HEAR FROM YOUR KID’S MUSIC TUTOR / SPORTS COACH

- He’s really talentless, isn’t he? – Sweetie, I know you feel have to drive him around to all these expensive lessons, because motherhood. Don’t do it. Break the patriarchy. Stay at home. The evening traffic will thank you. -

children-piano

THINGS YOU WILL NEVER HEAR FROM YOUR KID’S MUSIC TUTOR / SPORTS COACH

- He’s really talentless, isn’t he? – Sweetie, I know you feel have to drive him around to all these expensive lessons, because motherhood. Don’t do it. Break the patriarchy. Stay at home. The evening traffic will thank you. -

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BAD MUSIC VIDEOS, GOOD MUSIC

Some time in the early nineties, as MTV swung into its glorious heyday, out in the suburbs of Tehran, my mother had an epiphany: “I heard some music- I wasn’t watching the video- and I thought, what a lovely tune,

1380919637_2222683_madonna-zoom

BAD MUSIC VIDEOS, GOOD MUSIC

Some time in the early nineties, as MTV swung into its glorious heyday, out in the suburbs of Tehran, my mother had an epiphany: “I heard some music- I wasn’t watching the video- and I thought, what a lovely tune,

AxlBazbestfriends

I PREFER TRIBUTE BANDS TO ORIGINAL ONES, SORRY. (NOT SORRY)

Every place like to think it has a bustling scene of musical talent, a veritable army of young Kurts and Axls waiting to be discovered and launched upon the eagerly-waiting world, and Halifax is no exception. Alas, Gentle Reader, by

AxlBazbestfriends

I PREFER TRIBUTE BANDS TO ORIGINAL ONES, SORRY. (NOT SORRY)

Every place like to think it has a bustling scene of musical talent, a veritable army of young Kurts and Axls waiting to be discovered and launched upon the eagerly-waiting world, and Halifax is no exception. Alas, Gentle Reader, by

Psycho (1960)Directed by Alfred HitchcockShown: Janet Leigh (as Marion Crane)

NAKED WOMEN

The female change rooms and showers in Dalplex are populated by naked women, blithely lathering themselves, tugging underwear and swimsuits on and off. Boobs swing about freely, dimply, pimply thighs and arms move about. A few years ago, all of

Psycho (1960)Directed by Alfred HitchcockShown: Janet Leigh (as Marion Crane)

NAKED WOMEN

The female change rooms and showers in Dalplex are populated by naked women, blithely lathering themselves, tugging underwear and swimsuits on and off. Boobs swing about freely, dimply, pimply thighs and arms move about. A few years ago, all of