After posting pictures of myself all over the internet like a street-style blogger on speed, last week, I'm now back behind the dashboard where I belong. Having said that, this image of former Bond girl Maryam d'Abo reminds me to add soft focus (Vaseline on the camera lens?) to my modelling repertoire, currently limited to standing sulkily in the distance, wearing sunglasses or - the preferred option - chopping my head off. Blogging is so much easier when you don't have to worry about a double chin and wonky teeth. Anyhow. A couple of weeks ago the Telegraph ran a feature on the beauty secrets of three glamorous women over 50, which I chucked onto my ceiling-grazing to-do pile and rediscovered whilst doing a spot of long-overdue housekeeping last night. My favourite tips came from 51-year-old d'Abo:
'I'm not bothered about the lines - I can't see them as clearly now, thanks to long-sightedness, which increased after a brain aneurysm five years ago. I am too vain to have Botox; what if it went wrong?
Lines show expression. I think of gorgeous actresses - Simone Signoret, Jeanne Moreau - there was no Botox then. A holistic approach to ageing interests me more than surgery.'
What kind of approach to ageing do you have?