Sunday 23 July 2017

Women opt for discreetest cuts

In these straitened times, women are still having plastic surgery but now choose ops with less visible results, writes Carol Hunt

LOSING sleep because of secondary bond market activity is not healthy. Particularly if you're not quite sure what the changing percentages actually mean but they still give you heart palpitations and a thumping headache. By Thursday last week my panic-o-meter had hit critical, and the prescription was complete and total withdrawal.

It was time to think happy, encouraging thoughts about puppy dogs and rainbows, carol singers and snowdrops, four per cent bond yields ... ahh, no, no, no ... Start again.

I received a piece of odd information last week: while most of us are now resigned to comparing the relative merits of discount-store cosmetic products, there are still women out there with hard, disposable cash to spend. Lucky, lucky people.

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