Making her debut in 1959, Barbie has aged better than us all. She is 36 years my elder yet has managed to stay the same weight (waist 16 inches), keep her golden locks gold not grey (I saw my first grey hair not that long ago), and her legs so long, smooth and shiny I can’t help but feel a bit envious of a plastic doll. 473 more words
Written for The Vagenda, who kindly gave me permission to reproduce this article here.
All too often, I find amongst my female friends that the idea of travelling alone without a trusty male companion is deemed a total no-go, lest your alluring three-day-no-shower look and sunburn garners threaten unwanted attention. 733 more words