When is it ok to use the 'O' word?

When is it ok to use the 'O' word?

How many of us tell our children that with hard work and perseverance they can be anything they want? Research now tells us that this may be the wrong approach to take, exposing our kids to the harsh reality of failure should they aim too high. Instead of perpetuating the lie that you can do or be anything, we are encouraged to set realistic goals for our offspring, explaining to them the hard work involved with success and that most people will be nothing more than average…and that’s ok! Should we teach our kids the value of being ordinary? Since when did dreaming become so dangerous?

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Would you share your clothes with a stranger?

Would you share your clothes with a stranger?

What to do with unwanted clothes is a conundrum I have been contemplating for some time now. Too precious to part with some of my higher-end pieces at a car boot sale, there are limited options available for secondhand wear in Jersey. But what if we were able to share our most prized possessions with others rather than sell them, breeding an altogether more sustainable approach to fashion addiction? Could Jersey catch on to the clothes-sharing craze that is set to sweep the UK this year? 

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New Year, Old Me

New Year, Old Me

With only one day to go until we start to make promises to ourselves of better things to come, I’m feeling very cynical about New Year’s resolutions and the concept of a do-over. If clean slates were handed out I fully deserve to be at the top of the list, screw Santa and his ‘nice’ list - I’m owed 2019 and in a big way! But instead of setting goals to be fitter or thinner, to complete new challenges or achieve new career highs I’m giving myself a break. Avoid the effort of creating a new me, I’m looking to get comfortable with the old me instead. 

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Designer vaginas

Designer vaginas

Perfect pussies or swoon-worthy lady gardens, how many of you have listed an upgrade to your vagina as top of your Christmas list to Santa this year? For someone who likes to keep up with the latest trends, the arrival of vaginal lasering in Jersey had me wondering if maybe it was time to find out just how fashionable my flower is? Are my nether regions in desperate need of a makeover? Does my vagina really need to go designer?!

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Second time lucky: where to get the best pre-loved fashion

Second time lucky: where to get the best pre-loved fashion

Oh to have loved and lost, only to find love once more. It’s the age old story of boy meets girl, or in this case….of girl meets dress! Pre-loved fashion is having a huge resurgence in Jersey, beating the competition of eBay or online social media platform alternatives by delivering up an enjoyable boutique shopping experience with the chance to share your love of everlasting style and high-end fashion.

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