Month: November 2011

Bed Head for Superstar Mahooosive Hair

So, while I lived with my Nan, who always  had stocks of Kerastase, I could indulge in more expensive hair supplies but as soon as I left I knew I had to find a more affordable brand.  I used Dove as a student (and still do in the gym) but a hairdresser friend told me […] Read more…

A Thousand Splendid Suns

I was recommended A Thousand Splendid Suns by a friend and it was so incredible, I read the book within a week.  This is a story of the harrowing life of two extraordinary women living in war-ridden Afghanistan.  Starting with Mariam as a young child, shunned by the father she so deeply doted on, she was forced […] Read more…

An Arabian Princess

Princess is a true story detailing the life of a Saudi Arabian Princess, the life behind the veil.  Of course this is anonymous, that is given, particularly due to the cultural constraints in most parts of the Arab world.  However, this story is so heart-wrenching, it opens your eyes to the depths some countries, cultures […] Read more…