Saturday, 28 November 2009

Uganda - U make me sick.

Today I am disgusted with humanity. Here's a doozy that I think all the world needs to see:

The Times Online published the following article on November 28: Uganda proposes death penalty for HIV positive gays.

This is worse than the story I posted back in April about the Afghan women who were pelted with stones during the protest against the passing of the law that forbids women to refuse to have sex with their husbands.
How low can humanity go?
I think small minded people don't realise that being gay is NOT a lifestyle choice. Humans are social creatures who crave attention, love and acceptance. Some can't deny who they are simply because others don't approve. A lifetime in jail for loving someone? A death sentence if loving that person made you ill?
Where does it stop? With the old, the feeble, the infirm, the mentally challenged, the mentally ill, short, tall, obese, under-weight, blonde, brunette?
I say this kind of behaviour is disgusting and should be slammed by world leaders. Remove Uganda from the Commonwealth and threaten total sanctions and complete lack of aid until sanity is heard.
The world will certainly be a poorer place if this law is passed.

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Shame on you Chanel!

Frankly, I am appalled and I wonder how real socialites feel.

In my line of work there is an unbelieveable amount of down time. That time is usually spent recovering from long haul flights, trying out new cake recipes in the kitchen, catching up on our latest and most favourite tv shows and the ultimate female guilty pleasure - reading trashy magazines that feature products that we know are so expensive we'll never own. Also, most of this high end stuff is so revolting that even if I DID have the money, I wouldn't waste it on that chintzy rubbish that people dub ''wearable art''.

That said, I was absolutely horrified to hear that Lily Allen, Britain's number 1 trashtastic party girl is Chanel's new IT girl. I didn't really believe that the fashion giant would have such a lack of taste, but then I saw it just 2 days ago. I physically recoiled in horror - the only person I can think of who'd be worse in this job is the Jordan, the English ''fashion model''. Most of you know her as the ridiculously large-breasted creature who sports fake everything - from eyelashes to talons, to tan to hair extensions.

Here we have a picture of Lily Allen in her new day job:

And it begs to be asked: how on earth did the girl who carries on like this get the much coveted role of toting around all of those quilted Chanel bags???

This isn't to say she's not a funky singer who comes up with some very catchy tunes. It IS to say that when I think Chanel - I think of women who ooze charm - think Audrey Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, Julianne Moore. Sadly, the fashion industry tells us all of these ladies are too ''mature'' to tote such bags around.
Seems a stylist and a makeover can help even the trashiest of trashbags.