“Some of their faces are as weathered as the leather bags but Louis Vuitton has signed another ageing rocker to star in an ad campaign. According to Women’s Wear Daily, David Bowie will be the face of the fashion house’s L’Invitation au Voyage campaign alongside young model Arizona Muse…This fits with the trend of fashion houses using ageing rockers to flog their clothes…” by Shelly Horton, Chief Columnist, Life & Style
I haven’t got a television. Not for any high and mighty ‘I’m so much better than you and will further my mind without the aid of popular culture’ reasons, but because our television broke a few years ago when we moved house and we never got around to fixing it.
We do still watch things on the laptop but most of what we watch is something that we’ve particularly chosen to watch, it’s never just on. That makes a huge difference.
One of the good things about this is that we never have to sit through adverts, but this weekend we watched something with ads in and I must have a low tolerance after not seeing any for so long, because I was ranting after the first two.
Ads don’t seem to have changed much They’re still telling us how rubbish we are, that we need to be younger, thinner…
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Leave it up to me to go 10 years without buying an updated pair of eyeglasses. Part of it is due to my characteristic frugality (spelled cheapness), I decided to wait until I held the sad, broken remains of my eyeglasses in my hand.
Now being effectively blind without my spectacles (how old does that sound?), I have the vision of a T-Rex, based entirely on movement (sounds great until I found out T-Rex actually had pretty good vision), and desperately needed to get a replacement pair.
Rather than bothering anyone, I decided that I. Could easily drive myself to the store without any problems. It’s amazing going through the experience where road signs look like blurry green drawings of leprechauns waving in my general directions.
What surprised me was just how much a pair of glasses cost nowadays. Sure, you can go with the cheap frames and think you…
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