Once, a well-dressed chap bought my train ticket when I was standing behind him in the queue, while there was another occasion when a charming gentleman paid my fare as I stepped out of a cab in Paris.
Another time, as I was walking through London’s Portobello Road market, I was tapped on the shoulder and presented with a beautiful bunch of flowers.
Inner Beauty Belle’s insatiable appetite for knowledge inspires us to learn something new everyday.
We may not be in school anymore, but we’ll always be curious, and we’ll always be reading a book.
I’m not smug and I’m no flirt, yet over the years I’ve been dropped by countless friends who felt threatened if I was merely in the presence of their other halves.
If their partners dared to actually talk to me, a sudden chill would descend on the room.
She doesn’t like me, I discovered, because she views me as a threat.
The friend pointed out she is shorter, heavier and older than me.
For while many doors have been opened (literally) as a result of my looks, just as many have been metaphorically slammed in my face — and usually by my own sex.
I approached a mutual friend and discreetly enquired if I’d made a faux pas.
It seems the only crime I’ve committed is not leaving the house with a bag over my head.
If you are attractive other women think you lead a perfect life — which simply isn’t true.
‘They don’t realise you are just as vulnerable as they are.