AIDA AUSTIN

AIDA AUSTIN: “And I keep wanting to ask, but why is she famous?”

RUMOURS have been circulating for a while that Kanye West had been ‘begging’ Anna Wintour to put his fiancée, Kim Kardashian, on the cover of American Vogue. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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AIDA AUSTIN: I want the boring, pre-surgery days back

TIME has been turning; ordinary days, filled with ordinary stuff, have moved quietly into the past without my noticing.

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AIDA AUSTIN: "You learn about abiding, all-out love in hospital"

I’VE JUST discovered that my 48-year-old husband will be undergoing a hip replacement on my birthday.

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AIDA AUSTIN: "You can never know all there is to know about someone, even when you think you do"

NOT counting childbirth, and looking for the right exit off the Boulevard Peripherique — with four children in the back of the car, broken indicators, and the wrong map — placing my child’s future in the hands of a neurosurgeon has been the most immersive experience of my life.

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AIDA AUSTIN: She keeps it going right up until the man flings my knickers across the aisle to his friend

ELEVEN in the morning, Customs area, Stansted airport — and no amount of wishful thinking is going to turn my over-stuffed canvas holdall into “a second small carry-on bag, no bigger than 35cm x 20cm x 20cm, which will allow a bottle of wine or equivalent to be carried”.

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AIDA AUSTIN: “Don’t forget to park the car in my secret spot”

HOME, bed, 11.40pm.

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AIDA AUSTIN: “Pretty is out of fashion, it’s all about being hot”

HOME, 2pm. My mother is in the conservatory, in combative form.

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AIDA AUSTIN: “You mustn’t think about Nosferatu, not now”

I’M GOING to tell you a story. Similar plot line to “The Engine That Could”.

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