Entries by Jan Shure from 11/2012

M&S Is Frumpy and Overpriced

| Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As someone who has covered M&S fashion for more than two decades, I have seen them at their best and their worst. But I have never seen anything quite as depressingly awful as what is on offer right now.

Girl Guides - Feminists And Quite Cool

| Posted 11.16.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Disguised as a carefree rite of passage, it proved that girls could function, physically, without male protectors, could provide their own shelter, gather fuel, store and cook food without recourse to electric or gas, and have endless, deliriously innocent fun in the company of other females.

40-Somethings Please Stop Whining

| Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to dressing "appropriately" - and doesn't that word make you incandescent with rage if you are over 40? - it is about making tweaks and adjustments to what you have always worn rather than reaching for the elastic-waist polyester trousers and the comfy shoes.