A Prayer for Women

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your loved ones are well. For this week’s prayer I’d like to focus on women – on the wives, mothers, grandmothers, daughters and granddaughters out there – who make up just less than half our population on this planet. It’s sad that these days one has to be really careful with what one … Continue reading A Prayer for Women

Ban Beauty Pageants?

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN The news this week that Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir (pictured), the current Miss Iceland, quit an international beauty pageant after she was told to lose weight has caused quite a rumpus. The 20-year-old was reportedly told by representatives at Miss Grand International that she needed to lose weight before next week’s competition. Instead she decided to quit the competition, posting her resignation letter … Continue reading Ban Beauty Pageants?