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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

Getting somewhere

Getting somewhere

My days are currently all blurring into each other. Sometimes it feels a bit like swimming upstream. Keeping on top of everything is an impossibility. As soon as one thing is crossed off the To Do list, another two or three things get added onto the end. On top of a full time job and … Continue reading

D’oh!

D’oh!

The first hint of spring hit Paris this weekend. So what did I feel compelled to do? Head out to enjoy the sunshine & warmth? No, I decided to clean! There is something incredibly therapeutic about a good spring clean. Putting the darkness and cold of winter behind by cleaning out the nest in preparation … Continue reading

Technological blunders

Technological blunders

Technology. It’s life enhancing. It’s efficient. It’s time saving. Right? Um, only if you use it correctly! Today we share our worst technological blunders and there’s only one word that comes to mind. Oops! The Rational Optimist When I was a university student, my fellow classmates and I worked at different sponsor organisations for periods … Continue reading

Perspectives: favourite food and drink

Perspectives: favourite food and drink

PetiteFolle 1. If you could pick one dish as your last meal, what would it be? A prawn and avocado sandwich on soft white bread with lashings of butter and my Mum’s secret recipe seafood sauce. 2. Which country’s cuisine is your favourite – your fail-safe go to when you fancy dinner out? Vienamese – … Continue reading

Perspectives: men and relationships

Perspectives: men and relationships

PerfectlyRandom 1. What did you learn about men from your younger brother? Men don’t always like to talk. And they’re really good at getting obsessed over certain things. And even if they don’t tell you they love you, they do. 2. If you had a younger sister, what piece of relationship advice would you give … Continue reading

Perspectives: food travel experiences

Perspectives: food travel experiences

One of the best things about travel is discovering the local food.  The food we eat when travelling is often quite different to our typical food at home, which can either make for an adventurous, delicious experience or a something more unappealing. TheRationalOptimist 1. Which country has been your favourite for gastronomic touring? You wouldn’t … Continue reading

Perspectives: dating conundrums

Perspectives: dating conundrums

The dating game is a minefield.  There are creeps, crazies and weirdos in every bar and also on online dating sites.  So naturally, we may look a bit closer to home when it comes to a potential partner.  But how close is too close? PetiteFolle 1.  Would you date your ex’s friend? Whilst this is … Continue reading