A number of years ago, before pantyhose replaced stockings, I had a neat experience on a local commuter airline. Shortly after boarding one morning, I seated myself in an aisle seat where I knew I would have a nice view of the stewardesses. On this flight, there was one particularly beautiful … [Read more...] about The air stewardess who became a model
- I was shopping for stockings yesterday and the salesperson offered me a pair of "garter belt" pantyhose which I'd never seen before. I'm sure most of you are familiar with these. They are open, one-piece pantyhose which, when they're on, sort of take on the appearance of stockings and a garter … [Read more...] about “Garter belt” pantyhose: atrocity?
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