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Hair loss in your 30s: is it normal?

Hair loss in your 30s: is it normal?

They say a woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Well, about 6 months ago, I started losing mine. A lot of it. At first I had doubts, and tried to convince myself that nothing had changed. It had always been like that, I just hadn’t noticed that I lose so much hair. But it continued … Continue reading

Why wait?

Why wait?

It seems that we live in an instant everything society these days. We want everything yesterday. And if we can’t have it yesterday, at least today. Right this second. Information is constantly at our finger tips. Having a heated debate at a dinner party? No longer do we have to agree to disagree, we just … Continue reading

A leg up, or indulgent parenting?

A leg up, or indulgent parenting?

Buying property is always a hot topic at dinner parties. As humans, we can’t help but measure our progress compared to others, just to see if we are keeping up with the Joneses. So the latest news in Sydney’s expensive property market for parents to buy a million-dollar property for their children has the city … Continue reading

The cult of the celebrity

The cult of the celebrity

As I was riding my bike through the streets of Paris one night a few weeks ago, my path was interrupted by a large group of people spilling out onto the street. Further inspection revealed metal barriers and paparazzi style cameras. Ah, must be a celebrity. The first time I saw a group of people … Continue reading

All made up with nowhere to go

All made up with nowhere to go

Until recently, I was more of a “make-up for going out and special occasions” kind of gal. Sure, I’d pop mascara on day to day, but foundation? Way too fussy. Lipstick? Wouldn’t know the first thing about it. Define my eyebrows? Could you define “define” please? I’ll admit, I was lazy. Too lazy to learn … Continue reading

Messy business

Messy business

I have a confession.  I’m getting a quote from a cleaner. As in, a housekeeper-type-cleaner. For regular cleaning of my home.  OH THE SHAME. Yes, as it turns out, I am actually willing to pay someone else to do my dirty work. Literally.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had a cleaner before. But that was in … Continue reading

Taking the I out of insults

Taking the I out of insults

My friends would probably describe me as having a pretty thin skin. And I must admit, sometimes things people say really get to me. I don’t necessarily find negative feedback easy to take, particularly when it’s just flat out criticism rather than the constructive kind. But hey, it’s something I’m working on. And what better … Continue reading