Overheard at the hairdressers'

“Joanna Lumley paid some Japanese girls to hollow out her cheeks. They scraped out the flesh to give her that sucked in look.”


“Bette Davies used to have morticians’ wax ironed into the crevices in her skin. That’s why she always looked so serious – she couldn’t change her expression.”



  1. Thanks, Sharon. I often find the most interesting ideas come from overheard conversations. I keep a list, and try to work them into my writing when I can.

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