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Forty something pop princess – Choices and consequences

May 05 2013

“Mummy, what do you think?” Hmm. I think I have just walked in on a conversation I don’t want to get involved in. My teenage daughter is looking at me imploringly with her beautifully expressive eyes, widening them to full stretch in the way she does when she is trying to tell me something telepathically.

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Forty-Something Pop Princess – Just not done yet

Apr 02 2013

“The problem you have, is that the radio station you are dealing with is sexist and ageist.” He continues, “You are this hip, intelligent, Indian woman, whose music is well crafted. You look and sound great…it would be a different story if you were 19.”

I’m on the phone to an agent, whom I’ve been chasing for months. I am not remotely shocked or horrified by what he says. I just smile wryly.

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