Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

At Home with Mad Men

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

At Home with Mad Men

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MISS Pixie is stuck in the 1950s. Lips stained red, hair curled and groomed and Elvis's swivelling hips clear in her mind.

For the past 30-odd years, Miss Pixie has lived the life of a pin-up and paid meticulous attention to her appearance all day, every day.

aIn society these days, most women work full time, they cook and clean, they don't spend any time on themselves. We often forget we're all beautiful women,a she said.

aI encourage women to spend some time on themselves to look and feel like a girl.

aWhen you look good, you feel good.a

Miss Pixie said spending a little extra time dressing and doing hair and make-up makes you afeel like a million dollars all daya.

aWe've lost that in this day and age,a she said.

aI was brought up on Elvis by my parents. At the ripe old age of seven, my parents took me to see Elvis live. My father paid the busboy an extra tip to sit at the front table. Elvis was literally a couple of metres away. …

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