Crazy, Stupid, Love

Even for yourself, to steal the name of a movie.  If you have not seen the 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love movie I highly recommend it.  I watched it for the first time just the other day, and wanted to watch it again immediately (and did so the next day!). To linger on one of the…

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Plastic Surgery and Botox not required here!

Now I am not a proponent of plastic surgery, Botox, and the like in the first place.  I have long been a fan of growing old gracefully, albeit not rolling over and saying wrinkles, grey hair, come party here!  Easy to say when the numbers of years are not yet at the point to disguise. …

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A tale of two poppies – part II

A long while back, in fact a year yesterday, I told a tale of a hot poppy, and promised a second poppy story, hinting that it would be a small poppy with a tall poppy twist!  Sounds like poppycock to me!  But it was not in jest, the slender poppy is about to reveal herself!…

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What’s in a name?

I have decided to rename my blog.  I spent an age at the start trying to think of a clever and catchy blog title for which I could also get the matching email address, hence why this blog has been entitled womaximum.  And even then the email address needed a 1 in it! As someone…

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This little piggy…had a pedicure

Now I am not a particularly vain person, but I will admit to some indulgences. Embarrassing but true, I had my toes done just before she was born. I remember thinking wouldn’t it be nice if my toes looked good for the birth, I envisaged being able to glance down and admire them as labour progressed.  And even thought that…

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A dedicated follower of fashion…

…I have never been.  This is not to say that I do not take a pride in my appearance.  Quite the opposite, I am a big believer of style, which to me is not the same as fashion, though with a hearty dose of lazy occasionally thrown in. Sometimes life just calls for a pair…

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