Look Good – Feel Better

I was reminded on Tuesday evening, when I spent 3 hours doing some extra training with the Look Good Feel Better organisation for whom I volunteer, about what a fabulous program it is. What is Look Good Feel Better – it’s a charity that delivers programs to people with cancer, in hospitals all over the…

Cute Shoes

This morning as I was getting ready to go to work, my son (who is 7) said to me, “I love your shoes and socks”.   So I thought I’d share them with you.  The shoes are brown snakeskin ballet flats from Tahari and I got them from Marshalls when I was in the States,…

The "Right" Kind of Curves

Yesterday’s post titled Curves are Back! has sparked some interesting discussion.  One of the most obvious points about these articles is that curves are only ‘media acceptable’ when they’re the ‘right kind of curve’, that is, hourglass, slim waist, no potbelly, bust and rounded bottom, and generally around a size 12-14, definitely not size 22…

Curves are Back!

Yesterday, I was reading my Sunday Age newspaper and in the Sunday Life magazine there was an article titled Shape Shifting, which was all about how curves are back in fashion – do you think this is true or not? Will the Rachel Zoe skinny waif look ever go out of style? Every time that…

Do I Need Whiter Teeth?

  I downloaded my photos from my camera from the AICI Conference  in Irvine, SoCal (this is Karen of a Certain Age and me), and I noticed something, my teeth are not very white.  I get compliments on my teeth here in Australia, but I don’t think they make the grade in LA.   They…