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Should Freedom of Speech have Limits? Maybe.

Should Freedom of Speech have Limits? Maybe.

After two harrowing weeks in Paris, it behoves me to make a few enlightened comments. I use the word ‘enlightened’ not as a means to flatter myself into brilliance but instead to indicate that I am making observations based on the…

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Nathalie Findlay

After completing a degree in Fine Arts and another in Interior Architecture, Nathalie began modelling in New York, Hamburg, Munich and Paris where she eventually decided to base herself. Always on the lookout for opportunities to grow, she combined her modelling career with other areas of interest, working for the Canadian Embassy, Christian Liaigre, A Small World and Sotheby's. She has also enjoyed appearing regularly as a presenter and speaker for television and media events and as a pit-lane reporter on Eurosport. Exposed both personally and professionally to the intricacies of etiquette and protocol, Nathalie now focuses on applying her extensive knowledge-base practically, addressing matters of refinement, image and manners for individual and corporate clients with Lifestyling, a consultancy she created in 2007. Nathalie lives in the French countryside with her husband, their baby and two Korthals.

Are You Masculine Enough to be Feminine? Effeminate Men are Sexy!

Are You Masculine Enough to be Feminine? Effeminate Men are Sexy!

My husband could not be anymore of a “man.” A macho, tough, tattooed, spitting, cursing, truck driving man. Really this is true. I met him when I was 14, and he was 16 in New York where we grew up. He…

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Mexico

Mexico

i searched for in Mexico hoping to see Your face – so many people resembled You i felt your spirit in this foreign place. i hunted for Your eyes drew a picture of Your smile – explained away Your hands sat on…

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Towering Trees

Towering Trees

those towers were trees they were strong in the breeze and they were in my backyard. those towers were mine they made me feel fine when I was lost and they were the light house in the distance. those towers were…

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The Most Successful Way to a Lovers Heart … is a Lost Art

The Most Successful Way to a Lovers Heart … is a Lost Art

When I was 11 years old, I bought a red journal that was covered with little Teddy Bears. It had a gold lock and a single gold key. My mom bought it for me, on a rainy Sunday on the corner…

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20 Life Lessons from Your Best Buddy

20 Life Lessons from Your Best Buddy

Most of these little pearls of wisdom come from my wild and sordid youth. I will be updating as I recall more. If even one person is saved any heartache and pain I will feel like I have been of service.…

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Bert Woodson

Bert Woodson currently lives on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Cortez, with his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Colt, and Colt’s kitty Woof. (Yes, he named him.)

8 Gross & True Things You Should Know About Lipstick

8 Gross & True Things You Should Know About Lipstick

The other day I found myself trolling through Google looking for some information on iconic women and their signature style. Page after page of gorgeous photographs of history’s most glamorous women looked back at me. The single most common denominator that…

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Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson is the Creator and Publisher of Feminine Collective. Julie was inspired to create this safe place for women to share their secrets, desires, triumphs and pain as the antithesis of what mainstream media offers women today. In her column Pursuit of Perfection, she explores the importance of rectifying the balance of inner and outer beauty through essays, poems and articles on self-esteem, shame, family, and self- acceptance.

The NSA, Naked Women — and How We Differentiate Between Violations of Privacy.

The NSA, Naked Women — and How We Differentiate Between Violations of Privacy.

On November 12, 2014, ten years and a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers after its initial launch, the European Space Agency successfully landed a probe on a targeted comet whirling through space. This has never, ever been done before. On the…

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Amy Martin

Amy was born on the wrong side of the Holland Tunnel, and has considered this just-missed connection to be a metaphor for her life ever since. Later, she traveled north to New England and received her degrees in Philosophy, Theatre and French. The years to follow have been spent traveling the world and working on multiple projects in Kenya, in a desperate attempt to save humanity. Amy spends most of her free time daydreaming about being French — but you can also find her in the garden, in the kitchen or on her yoga mat. Amy writes about travel, ethics, life and everything in-between.