The forgotten women car buyers

According to new research by International Auto Finance Network and the University of Buckingham Business School, the automotive industry continues to display ongoing disregard for the requirements of women car buyers. Read what I have Read more…

Why I love my hairdresser. Why my hairdresser loves The Best Of Croydon. And what you can learn from this.

Sacha New

Despite me being a curly girly, this picture shows Sacha drying my hair in loose waves for a change.

Twice, co-called comedians have picked on me for having a perm. It’s not a perm – I have naturally curly hair! I daren’t tell them that though, for fear of being picked on even more.

As a child, I dreamed of having straight, blonde hair like ‘Those were the days’ singer Mary Hopkins. Then the shaggy perm came in, and at last I was fashionable for a while. Some people paid good money for hair that looks like mine, and I had it for nothing! Now, we’re back to an age where hair that looks ironed is the norm.

Throughout my life, I’ve struggled to find a hairdresser that can make the best of my curls; most of them leave it looking like a frizzy mop. Then, one day, (more…)