“I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond” Mae West

It’s that time of the year again when everyone is either  dieting, talking about dieting, on a diet, on a weight management program or weight loss program. It’s as though a memo went… Continue reading

“I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.” Marilyn Monroe

I walk a lot, and I mean a lot. Everyday I notch up at least 4 kms, and most days it is at least 6kms, yet if you took a look in my… Continue reading

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful” Mae West

I read a book recently, no correction, I reread a book that I picked up when I lived in the States. It is called “The Bombshell Manual of Style” and although I do… Continue reading

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” Marilyn Monroe

Oh Marilyn how right you are yet why does it take some of us, no make that most of us, a very long time to realise this.  We see someone wearing a particular… Continue reading

I dress for myself. Not for the image, not for the public, not for the fashion, not for men.” Marlene Dietrich

Why oh why  has  it taken me such a long time to fully embrace Miss Dietrich’s words, to have the bravery to wear what I want when I want  without giving anyone else… Continue reading

“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.” Marilyn Monroe

Well Miss Monroe it would appear that lately I have taken your words quite literally as I have decided that no matter the occasion I should commit to always looking my best. And… Continue reading