Vanity, Vanity

25 Mar

Just made it into my local paper’s website – The Extra. Took me a while though to be brave enough to get my picture taken, as I’ve been suffering really badly recently from a flare up of eczema. (My story Five a Day is based on my struggles with the condition). My sister even offered to Photoshop a picture for me, and while I’m totally against such nonsense in women’s magazines, where perfectly natural ‘blemishes’ are expunged, I was tempted.

Instead I waited until my dermatology appointment and resultant magic cream before I ventured in front of the lens. In a Escher like way the photo was taken by my daughter, who is the girl on the front cover of All the Places I’ve Ever Been, which was taken by me. Is your head hurting yet?

Anyway, need to pop down to the newsagent to see if I’ve managed to make it into the paper version of The Extra. Lots of ‘likes’ when I posted the link on Facebook, which will hopefully translate into a few more sales.

No matter how far she runs, Meg can never escape the past.

No matter how far she runs, Meg can never escape the past.

Colette with All the Places I've Ever Been

Probably could still do with a touch up.


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