There are plenty of stocking wearers in Perth, Australia, especially in spring and autumn when the climate is similar to the English summer. The larger department stores have rack after rack of all types and fashions, many imported from France and Italy. Suspender belts are in abundance and are … [Read more...] about The Perth report
American contributors to this forum will doubtless recognise the play on words in the title of this post. James Carville, Bill Clinton's confidante and campaign manager, had posted a sign above his desk during Clinton's first presidential race. Clinton was a heavy underdog. He was running against a … [Read more...] about It’s the media, stupid!
I attended a graduation ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford on Saturday and each college had its graduates presented by that college's Dean of Degrees to the Vice Chancellor, in a very ancient ceremony conducted entirely in Latin. The Dean of Degrees of one college (I won't say which, … [Read more...] about Fully fashioned graduation ceremonies
I conducted a bit of a survey yesterday... counting the number of women wearing sheer hosiery both on my lunch hour wandering around Amsterdam, and on my way home. And the numbers (without going out of my way to push them up) were quite encouraging: 23 at lunchtime and 24 in the evening. That didn't … [Read more...] about Guaranteed sightings: the law of probability
If you visit Atlanta in mid-July, prepare for extreme heat. (90-95 days/75-80 nights). Atlanta is a city that respects tradition, but also considers herself a leading-edge fashion centre. Visits to the opera, open-air concerts at Chastain Park, and Buckhead's night spots are the most likely places … [Read more...] about Stockings in Atlanta