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Occupational Hazards of a night shift worker

Strangely I’ve always dreamed of working night shifts, probably to test my circadian rhythms and because hell is other people, ya’know. Well I’ve done 12 hour night shifts for over a year now and here’s what I’ve learnt… 837 more words

Behind the Scenes

Contact Store Y in Soho kindly offered to dress me this week in New York.

In exchange, I would give credit where credit is due, blog about a dress or two.   510 more words


I see you all have some questions about your "cable modems"

After I filed my latest USA Today column–a reminder that it’s still generally a waste of money to rent a cable modem–one of my editors said they would play up the post. 276 more words


Occupational Hazards

I was at the butcher’s the other day with a friend. It’s a thriving family business frequented by many in the area. They supply restaurants, hotels and groceries with their meats. 313 more words


The mystery white pastel issue is solved:

The people at Blick got back to me (!!!).  Long story short, the white in the Blick square pastels is Titanium White; the CL is there because they’re concerned about nanoparticles. 261 more words


The pastel saga continues...

So…I did end up getting the Rembrandts.  This was largely because the Alphacolor greyscale pastels really looked like exactly the same colors as I already had. 552 more words