Katie Wadsworth


Orange is the new black

Haven’t you heard? Orange is the new black. Forget the LBD (little black dress), Spring/Summer 2015 is all about its much bolder and we might add, much cuter cousin, the LOD (little orange dress). Citrus shades from amber and apricot to tangerine and orange peel are the order of the day and let’s be honest,…

Fashion, OldVenue

A Nod to Colleen Atwood

Some of you may be very familiar with the name Colleen Atwood, but many of you may not recognise it despite the fact that Atwood is the creative force behind some of the most iconic costumes in Hollywood. Atwood is responsible for the Hannibal Lecter mask in Silence of the Lambs (1991) as well as…


Maintaining healthy brain

Here’s something to make you think: recent studies on cognitive decline conducted by charities such as Age UK have found that there are certain precautions and lifestyle changes that we can all make to keep our brains healthy and prevent, or at least delay, the onset of conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. The Charity…

Fashion, OldVenue

hair today, gone tomorrow

There are so many conflicting reports as to how to wash your hair, from washing it every day to once a week… and then what do you wash it with? Traditional shampoo and conditioner combo? Just water? Beer even? Or egg? Yes, egg has been professed to work… well, I’m going to pass on the…


All I Want For Christmas…

As all the carols will tell you, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And that’s not just because for most of us Christmas signals the end of deadlines and the momentary lull before next term commences… but we’ll ignore that for now. Now of course we know that the best gift is giving,…


Make your own Christmas necklace

If you want to go the extra mile with your Christmas presents this year, have a go at creating your very own statement necklace for yourself or your loved ones. They’re sure to go down a treat and once you get the hang of it, they’re easy to reproduce in different colours and all manner…


We Are Perfect

What is the perfect body? Who has one? Who needs to work on it? These are all questions which we are confronted with on a daily basis. And it’s not just in the glossy magazines, wherever you go people are discussing, debating and gossiping about their size, their friends shape and everyone else’s for that…

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