Wednesday, February 27, 2008

And the oscar goes to.......... FREEHELD

With the oscars having been held last sunday I couldn't just not talk about them.

Firstly, because we weren't even sure there was going to be an award ceremony what with the writers strike, but secondly, well.....everyone else is talking about them so why not me?! :)

But.......that is where the comparison ends because unlike many, I'm not really interested in who wore what kind of gown from which designer or what kind of jewellry. Nor am I interested in who is dating who or did Jolie-Pitt attend. Nope, that's not me.

I was however interested in the winners list, especially because the short documentary Freehold was on the nominated list.

It's about a same sex couple of which one is terminally ill and requests that her pension be given to her partner.

It shows that no matter how liberal and open minded we think we are in this day and age, we all still have a long, long way to go before we can proudly and justifiably say that everyone on this
planet is ONE.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Rabbit, Rabbit....Where Art Thou ?

A few days ago I watched the movie "What the bleep do we know.......went down the rabbit hole" It's sort of a second part to the original "What the bleep do we know" movie but with people in it that were supposedly excluded the first time around.

I had watched the first movie some time ago, and if I compare them, I feel I got way more out of this second one. It was a little more complicated to understand, what with the technical quantum physics in it, or maybe it wasn't and I am living up to the sterotype cliché of being blonde, either way.... I learned more from "What the bleep...part two"

A certain scene has been going through my mind for the past few days now, and I can't seem to let it go. It's the scene in which Dr. Quantum says, "are we far enough down the rabbit hole yet? " Don't know why, it just seems to be stuck way down in the crevices of my subconcious.

Today, I went through my emails and came across a link to a woman named Leslie Householder. Usually I don't have the time to surf through all the links in all my emails but I felt compelled to click on hers. To my surprise, she has written a book called " The Jack Rabbit Factor", Doinnnng-hallo, anyone home?!

The book was published in 2005 and I'd never heard of it, nor had I ever heard of Leslie Householder until today, yet the 'coincidence' of the word rabbit appearing yet again in such a short period of time put a grin on my face.

The book is now available on her site as a free electronic download and I urge you to do so and read it.

I have many ebooks on my pc collecting cyberdust mainly because I just don't seem to find the time (or most probably they just aren't interesting enough) to read them, but this one......I mean with a title like that you just have to read!

I even read it in one straight sweep. No stopping for toilet breaks, nor coffee breaks, just being drawn into the book, page by page. And boy was it an eye opener. She doesn't talk about earth shattering stuff, she doesn't even really mention anything I didn't know, but its the WAY she writes about it that blew my mind.

If you have seen the movie 'the secret', and if you don't know why your life is not where you want it to be, read this ebook. It won't cost you a dime, but it will bring you out of your comatose state of being, that's for sure.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Erotic Toy Foreplay for Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day being big business (read $$$$$) in the United States, and Europe following suit (€€€€'s of course), one is utterly bombarded a few weeks in advance with advertisements and offers, each one more enticing than the next in order to get the customer to buy a certain product or eat at a certain establishement.

But what I saw when grocery shopping yesterday really made the rest look like last years drainpipe jeans. What you may ask, is so 'out there'?

Well, there is a local weekly print magazine here in Belgium which has been around for over twenty years. I can even remember their first issue, typically girlie and innocent, meant for the 'average' young woman. It has changed over the years of course, but the audience market still remains the same. This weeks' issue however, is far from innocent and even I, with my open mind was quite taken aback by what I saw on the front cover.

As a free gift, there, smack bam! right on the front cover, was a purple jelly cockring with massage gel / lubricant included! To top it off, it wasn't wrapped in some non see-through packaging either, nope. The cockring was sealed in a small window plastic wrapping just stuck to the magazine cover with the massage gel next to it.

I had my youngest daughter with me and she must have found the color interesting thinking it was some sort of toy as she inquisitively tried to pry open the wrapping, with me blushing and trying hard to get her hands away without tearing the magazine at the same time.

Like I said, I consider myself open minded, but to allow this to be presented in every local grocery store, in plain view with the rest of the available magazines, so even small kids can see,
is going a little too far in my opinion.

I'm sure the sponsor Durex is very happy with the stunt and I am also sure there will be many sales of this particular magazine this week but I wonder what the reprecussions are going to be.

There is a TV programme which I'm sure is going to love this subject and I'm positive that we have not heard the end of this.

For those of you who are interested, this is the website Here you can see the cover page, and though you may not be able to understand what is written as it's in Dutch, the cock ring gets the point across.

Enjoy your week,

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Bigger than the Super Bowl upset !

Did you know that 97% of women on this planet do NOT have, according to the fashion industry, the right body proportions?

During my modelling years, I saw many beautiful, photogenic girls be turned away at the agency just because they were what the agents called "full figured" and by that they meant they had a size 6.

Then there was me, skinny, disliking the way my bones protruded out of my skin, not tall enough for the runway, getting job after job because I had what is referred to as a 'barbie doll' figure. It just didn't seem fair and........I really envied those girls.

They didn't have to shop for clothes in the childrens' department, they didn't have to have their clothes specially made because their chest size was two dress sizes bigger than their waist dress size or their boyfriend telling them that they looked like a skeleton.

But unfortunately, most didn't see it that way. They thought I was so lucky and that I should be grateful for the way I looked instead of 'bitching' about it.

Ever since that period in my life, I have always defended the female population in every way I could when it came to weight and body posture, and now with Eden and Elle Magazine I have made a platform for each and every women who also feels that they have every right to be who they are, to look like they do, and be very proud of it.

Please watch the following video. You will see gorgeous 'everyday' women who may not have the 'perfect' body proportions, but they DO look as breathtaking as any professional centerfold. Join our team and sign our petition of Rights for a Fuller Figure!