Posted in June 2012

Luxury on the Cheap

Luxury on the Cheap

Is there enough luxury in your life? In Zürich, you can find a watch for $200,000 and get fresh truffle grated directly on your plate for $10 a gram. School girls walk around in designer clothes with the last $3000 ‘it bag’ and Chanel diamond earrings. This kind of luxury never attracted me. However, I … Continue reading

I don’t always understand men

I don’t always understand men

Sometimes, I feel like a master at male psychology. When Nick refuses to help me proofread one of my post drafts, for example, I start whining endlessly until he caves in to make the noise stop. I’m the Sigmund Freud of nagging. However, I’m sometimes puzzled by men’s behaviour, speech and beliefs. The power of … Continue reading

The Psychology of Haircuts

The Psychology of Haircuts

After I cut my hair last week, my so-called friend Andrew said: “I think you looked better with long hair. You look like a 6 year-old now.” I had to kick him on the shin to help him understand how rude and mean what he’d just said was. He replied that cutting hair was as revealing of … Continue reading