Kaleidoscope – Part One

Kaleidoscope – Part One

The lampshades hang like delicious juicy, over-ripe cherries.  I’ve never noticed before.  It’s just a café in a department store, we’re not talking The Ivy here, but it’s clean and quiet and I can read in peace.  No mocha/choca lattes, not even an espresso...
Every Cloud …

Every Cloud …

A month after graduation and I am now a member of my University’s Alumni. No longer can I class myself as a student. I am now an ex-student. It doesn’t make me feel quite as young. Even my Student Discount Card has run out so I can no longer claim my 10% discount at...
Fashion is Futile!

Fashion is Futile!

I’ve always loved fashion but I’ve always struggled to find fashionable clothes to fit.  I’m a UK size 18 (size 16 on a pre-PMT day) but I find myself getting increasingly frustrated that my clothes choices are so limited.  This was highlighted yesterday when I went...
15 Minutes

15 Minutes

    I am what could be considered an ‘anti-model.’  I’m everything a model shouldn’t be.  Yes, I’m tall but I’d have to be over 9ft to be a size 12.   You get the picture.   About ten years ago, on one of my many forays into the world of internet...
The Biggest Winner

The Biggest Winner

I met the most amazing woman a few weeks ago.  She was in her 30’s, mousey hair, overweight but she had the biggest smile I’ve ever seen.  Two years prior, she had also lost her newborn baby son, five-year-old daughter and husband to a speeding driver. Her name is...