All is Vanity


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Once upon a time there was a middle-aged woman called Martha Butterworth-Smythe who hated the thought of growing older. She lived with her husband of twenty-five years, Kevin Butterworth- Smythe, in a big house full of beautiful furnishings and carpets, paintings, artefacts and sumptuous sofas, but nothing could make Martha happy any more. Every time she walked past one of their Venetian mirrors and caught a glimpse of her own reflection, her shoulders drooped and she became very, very depressed…