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"On the fifth day of Christmas, the dress shop gave to me..."

Well, it’s that time of year again – the ‘hunt down a couple of  dresses for the party season’ time of year. Or as I like to call it – the ‘cross my fingers and hope I find something that doesn’t make me look like mutton dressed as lamb, has an air of Catherine Zeta Jones about it (as opposed to an air of desperation), and doesn’t cost the earth’ time of year. 550 more words

Midlife Matters

Funny Shorts

No, the title doesn’t refer to the wearing of hideously patterned Bermudas: just a couple of moments that amused me recently and which I thought were worth sharing. 127 more words


9 things I have learned in my first school term

Well, we’re a term in and the Big Small Person has settled admirably at Infant School. But she’s not the only one getting an education – the start of school is something of steep learning curve for parents too. 2,322 more words


How to pretend to be at another conference

Impress your corporeal friends with your definitely real ability to go back to annual science conferences for existing scienceists that really exist.

Or other types of conference. 6 more words


The Fanny Fan

Painter Chantal Joffe designed a fan for Vogue. On it, she painted a woman with her legs spread and entitled it rather humorously, Fanny… 568 more words

Feminist Theory