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Product review: Givenchy Photo’Perfexion Fluid Foundation

If you’re looking for 100% coverage without looking like you dove face-first into a vat of taupe buttercream, look no further. This foundation from Givenchy is lightweight, solid, and may well last an eternity. Advertisements

Shopping online for the look you love

Pssst. I have a secret. I hate shopping for dresses. I know: weird right? I wish I could say my distain for this very womanly of pastimes is for easily guessed reasons, that my change-room demons prohibit my enjoying the hunt for the perfect frock, but the truth is I’m just too damn picky. I … Continue reading

Review: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke My rating: 4 of 5 stars While not a book for everyone, I do admit there is a lot here to enjoy. It is not a page-turner, and it does not feature the expected archetypes of the genre. It occupies a strange place between fantasy and history … Continue reading

WonderWash portable clothes washing machine

The strangest thing about the WonderWash portable clothes washing machine isn’t its size. It isn’t its simplicity. Its not even its name (“Sputnik”? Really?). It’s how much I want one just to see if it works as well as the video says it does… Basically, it’s a centre-mounted barrel with a hatch and a spout. … Continue reading

Squeezing fruit has never been so wrought with humour.

I just had to point out this fabulous lemon squeezer that I happened across at Lana & Curious. I remembered having to explain the purpose and design of a regular lemon reamer to a dear friend once. The conversation was full of innuendo and laughter, as most conversations with this particular friend were. Sadly, we haven’t seen … Continue reading


Currently Reading:

A Storm Of Swords
George R. R. Martin
Because I like my medieval politics bawdy.

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Adventures in Your Own Backyard
Patrick Watson
Can never get enough of these guys. Never ever ever.
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