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This essay was originally published on April 7, 2015.

Life has been very interesting since I last posted, mainly because I had a complete meltdown following the conclusion of roasting. I didn’t realize that, like the roast you let rest on the counter after removing it from the oven and tenting it with foil, you keep cooking after you’re cooked. Yes, as bad as I felt the last time I blogged, I started to feel even worse a couple of days later.

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Dressing Up: Pain Or Pleasure?

This essay was originally published on May 14, 2010.

Is that not an absolutely stunning picture of Audrey Hepburn? Why is it that some women are able to make beauty look so effortless, and others just look so out of sorts – you know, the old silk hat on a pig scenario? Like that Twilight girl, Kristen Stewart: in every photograph I’ve seen of her in “fancy dress”, she has such a look of agony on her face, you’d think someone was plucking out her toenails with a pair of needle-nose pliers.

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