Fashion. Feminism. Fitness. And a little inspiration.

by Louise Mensch


  1. Tom Watson · February 9, 2013

    As much as Northants CC would have been remarkable, I was lucky enough to see AC/DC on the 76 tour where they supported Back Street Crawler (sadly without Paul Kossoff).

    At 16, we were too cool to actually watch the support band and were much more interested in getting served in the bar. Until a wall of noise came downstairs and a few of us, having tried to ignore it for two or three tracks, went upstairs to see what was going on.

    As we walked into the hall (think gym without the wall bars) we stopped in the doorway to watch the previously unconsidered sight of a sweaty guitarist on his back on the floor, spinning in a pool of sweat and playing as if his life depended on it, furiously followed by a roadie struggling with his guitar lead. My first sight of Angus Young.

    Luckily, not many of us left the bar; perhaps 75 or a 100 had the pleasure and privilege of what was, to all intents and purposes, a private gig.

    I have to disagree with you on one hint you make – that Brian was superior to Bon. Perhaps as a stadium performer, but as a rock and roll singer I have never, ever, seen anyone with the command, wit, personality and down-right balls of Scott. And I have seen a few.



  2. yonah · February 9, 2013

    am puzzled as to why you closed down your former blog.

    it was far more diverse, and much more fun to read.

    • louisemensch · February 9, 2013

      Because the platform shut. Sadness. In process of getting a wordpress designer to help me create something similar and images friendly, until then it has to be articles.

  3. ruxwells · February 9, 2013

    Yes, the old blog style was much better adapted to your overall message. In relation to fitness and brain function — have a look at this: http://www.quora.com/Neuroscience-1/What-are-the-most-stimulating-activities-for-your-brain
    Good stuff, eh?
    Keep up the good work.

  4. ruxwells · February 9, 2013

    Are you alright? (noupdates on your blog for a while now…) :)

  5. Iain · February 9, 2013

    Hi Louise,

    Could we build you something beautiful to host your writing on? In the very nicest possible way, it could use a spruce up.

    All best and keep blogging,


  6. Charlotte · February 9, 2013

    I am missing your previous previous blog. .. cant find a substitute either. Do you know one? Thanks

    (Still running, still tinting my eyelashes but in need of more inspiration…)

  7. Mat · February 9, 2013

    It’s great to see that you’ve moved towards your own domain and are using the WordPress platform (albeit via wordpress.com), it could offer you untold future possibilities as you develop with it. I’ve been a WordPress site developer (and designer) for many years, my most recent development being the Interfax Energy website which is built on the WordPress core. If you would like to progress further into your own fully customised website built on the rock solid and reliable WordPress core, but with the freedom of a properly self hosted installation, please shout my way.

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  9. Anonymous · February 9

    The creator of this blog is a horrid racist. She made the following comments on twitter: “F*** you, Greece. Nasty things happening to nasty people.”

  10. Anonymous · February 9

    Fucking racist cunt

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