DAY 82: WORLD…

I had a really insightful and thought provoking experience in a clothing store today that I wanted to share and talk about. \In my lunch hour I popped into our department store for a quick browse, and passed through World, as I always do, to swoon over their to-die-for fragrance selection. However I found that…

DAY 35: LEGS…

CONTENT WARNING: BODY IMAGE, WEIGHT It was in one of my first ever P.E. classes, in the first weeks of Primary School, that I decided my legs were wrong.  Decked out in compulsory uniform of scratchy, crinkly, black polyester shorts, white ankle socks, white polo short, and black plimsoles, this kind of clothing was new…

DAY 25: DIET (VOL.2)…

CONTENT WARNING: WEIGHT LOSS, DIETS, EATING DISORDERS My second diet was when I was Sixteen. It was the school holidays. One afternoon I stepped out of my bedroom, during the ad break in Sally Jessy Raphael, into the bathroom and for some unknown, and random, reason decided to step onto the scales for the first…

Day 2: Arms…

The gold and silver bibles, belonging to my Mother, have been smuggled into my teenage room like contraband. Here I hold the guidebooks for my impending adulthood; success, love, wealth, beauty and the kind of sex that you’d imagine Fox Mulder having: Trinny and Susannah’s What Not to Wear Volume 1 and 2.  Fifteen year…