73-year-old Lauren Hutton modelling for Calvin Klein in April. Photograph: Calvin Klein When I first started blogging as That’s Not My Age nine years ago, I was always banging on about the lack of older models, my Grey-dar permanently on high alert. But whereas in the past, the older model was restricted to a healthcare … More The salt-and-pepper pound: where are all the fiftysomething models?
No parent should feel like they have to placate judgmental passengers with treats and apologies when their child has an age-appropriate outburst in a public spaces ‘For the deliberately child-free, a crying baby can serve as an affirmation of your life choices.’ Photograph: Emmanuel Aguirre/Getty Images By: Madeleine Somerville/UK Guardian I first saw it on Facebook: … More Babies on planes: stop saying sorry – shame is part of parenting
Speaking his mind: Henry Fonda (second from left) stands up to the other jurors in 1957’s 12 Angry Men. Photograph: Allstar/United Artists Authenticity – where we say and do what we truly think – is one of the keys to our wellbeing Authenticity is about being true to yourself in each and every moment. … More Why being a fake is bad for you
The Fortitude Coffee shop in Edinburgh. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Observer Industrial furniture, stripped floors and Edison bulbs: why must we aspire to such bland monotony? By:Kyle Chayka/UK Guardian Go to Shoreditch Grind, near a roundabout in the middle of London’s hipster district. It’s a coffee shop with rough-hewn wooden tables, plentiful sunlight from … More Same old, same old. How the hipster aesthetic is taking over the world
In Portland, Oregon – one of America’s most sexually tolerant cities – it seems you can’t throw a stone without finding a consensual non-monogamous relationship Tamela Clover (left), Jeff Lords and Gaile Parker are a polyamorous threesome living in Portland. They are in a ‘V’ dynamic, with Jeffry as the pivot person. Photograph: Natalie Behring … More Polyamorous in Portland: the city making open relationships easy
Maria Bamford’s strange sitcom is like being hit by a hurricane: it’s got talking dogs, claymation songs about semen and issues coming out of its ears. It’s exhausting … but stick with it and you’ll be rewarded in spades By:Stuart Heritage/UK Guardian For a while there, Netflix seemed to be going off the boil. … More People will be talking about Lady Dynamite 50 years from now
‘The first time we slept together, we were like two teenagers, and not in a good way.’ Photograph: Jonathan Storey/Getty Images Tell no one, put nothing in writing, pay in cash, don’t drink, and keep off the phone. How to have an affair for nine years and get away with it. By: Anonymous/UK Guardian Love … More My perfect affair – how I’m getting away with it