P.A. Charlotte’s Thought of the Day

24 February 2017 – DRESS POLICY: DREXIT v BREXIT The British Parliament just published this lengthy report into organisational policies on appropriate dress codes, including height of heels and nail varnish colour. One might wonder why the Parliament was spending more time looking at the consequences of Drexit than of Brexit. Of course good policy makes good common sense, and advances the cause of women’s rights. Just as good dress sense supports female business careers. But the UK report, whilst well-meaning – is rather too long and fussy when it should be more crisp and clear. Again – just as …

Blog 2016

24 – 26 December 2016 Broken Muses wishes a Very Merry Christmas! 9 December 2016 Both Germany and Austria have come up with their ‘word of the year’. In Germany it is what would translate roughly to ‘post-factual’, I believe in English the word is ‘post-truth’, not quite the same but there you go. The Austrian word of the year is ‘Bundespräsidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung’ which translates somehow to ‘postponement of presidential run-off ballot re-elections’ but is much better described here. 8 December 2016 ‘The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.’ – Coco Chanel 7 December 2016 ‘You don’t …