Keep waking with a bang? Sounds like exploding head syndrome

Name: Exploding head syndrome. Age: First mentioned in 1920, clinically described in 1989. Appearance: WhuAH!? And this is a disease, is it? Well, it’s a syndrome, which is a vaguer term to describe a few symptoms with a tendency to go together. In this case, the rapid disintegration of the skull, cerebrum and associated tissues? Prognosis: mess. Treatment: mop and … Read More

Colour analysis: fashion’s search for the perfect shade

Veronique Henderson is “cool”, “clear” and “light”. She glows in navy and grey, looks great in fuchsia, but in mustard or khaki, she says: “I would look green. Like death.” If anyone should feel confident about the shades that suit her, it is Henderson, managing director of image consultancy Colour Me Beautiful. The book that launched the business, Colour Me … Read More