token girl: like a girl, but better

Wednesday, 27 October 2004

state of the nation

Probably the most accurate portrayal of the twenty-something woman on TV today. Yet another thing to feel guilty about - but do these girls need financial advisors or counselling?

Friday, 22 October 2004


No, not Romeo and Juliet, but Richard and Judy, Great Britain's teatime favourites and most unlikely bookworms. Their production team have held the publishing industry to ransom over the past twelve months through the promise of hitherto unprecedented publicity for authors across the 'literary' spectrum. HOW?

I found myself packing boxes of submissions this afternoon for next year's Book Club, and inevitably thinking to myself 'What credentials do they have for suggesting the books the gullible (yes they are) viewing public should read?' Recalling this year's selection further infuriated me, to the point that I entered into a discussion with my colleagues about perhaps creating a book award of my own. From nowhere. Well, from my impressive reading list. It's a fantastic idea. Watch this space.

Monday, 18 October 2004

Friday, 15 October 2004

sign up here...

...H&M will email you when Karl Lagerfeld's capsule collection hits the racks - or rather glides elegantly along the rails.

I remember a summer working in my H&M suburban outpost back in the mid-to-late 90s when the police raided the shop for a consignment of fake Chanel shades. You remember those chunky gold and black ones? How times have changed.