I was confronted by this question this morning when I realised that, much like my mother, I have become quite fond of a particular shade of brick-red lipstick. And, like her, all my makeup comes in shades of ‘Cadbury colours’ – purples and chocolate browns. This is not hereditary; I learned this along the way. … Continue reading Are you turning into your Mother?
My son’s image looms large as I watch the political campaign on my black and white TV. Sadly, I do not feel my allegiance to him is strong enough to risk empowering him in such a manner. You see, I come from a long line of great and politically inclined men, who regally stride where … Continue reading The Gene of Greatness