If I have ever been compelled to put on any make-up, it was mostly for the other girls rather than the boys. In fact, most boys (I’ve interacted with) tend to be wary of girls who have great make-up skills: Afraid of what’s underneath that mask.
Back from the past China: just a few thoughts in not possibly coherent form. Having no reliable internet, it’s interesting to see what you start doing with your time. For me, I sketched a lot. Surprisingly, consistently good stuff. Lots of thinking time. I caught myself noting ‘market entry’ points for tech start-ups. I (attempted to) teach family members some of my tacit...