Nylons for caviar

17th May 2011

This is the story of how my mother traded nylons, jeans and lipstick for Beluga caviar.

It all began in the late 1970’s. My mother was a flight attendant for Swissair and had just turned 21, when she was asked by her boss whether she wanted to fly to Moscow. She was thrilled by the prospect of going to...
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Shortcut to a woman’s heart

4th April 2011

When Mel Gibson read Helen Hunt’s thoughts and thus reacted accordingly before she’d even finished thinking, in the eyes of many a man he became a hero. For the woman’s brain is one of the best kept secrets in the world. Nevertheless, there have been a few moments of clarity regarding this subjec...
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