Blood In The Tiber*

“If it can go wrong, it will,” Mum says.  Or maybe one of her friends does.  Brought up in the 1950s, by superstitious mothers, Mum and her chums were raised on such mantras as: “Don’t wear green: it’s bad luck,” and “don’t tempt fate,” and “you must wear an amulet to ward off the evil […]

Murder Most Foul*

Continuing the theme of what-women’s-magazines-can-teach-us, have been reading more of them.  Have gleaned these bits of information: 1.  “Q:  Should I be matching my nail colour to my lipstick or handbag? A: Too much matching can feel overdone and retro…if you wear a raspberry lip, tame your nails down with a softer pink.” 2.  “Men […]