I’m busy, I’m tired…this is a typical response when you ask someone; “How are you?” Saying ‘I’m ok’, used to be the standard response, but now we have answers which not only drag the recipient’s body down but also the person asking the question!
As I spot my first grey hair (eekkk...this can't be?!) I think about how we handle getting older. I learned some valuable lessons about this when I worked in PR for a British charity run by aging showbiz personalities.
“I only know how to play one role...me.” I remember reading these words from the German designer Karl Lagerfeld and thinking how lucky he was to know how to play that role, because for most of us we're still learning. Learning to be ourselves that is.
I'm not one to sit on the fence when it comes to having an opinion so I was rather stumped to find myself being forced to sit on one when asked this question: Women in Classical Paintings - Object or Subject?
My first reaction was to say subject, but then I thought no,...