Share A Secret Reviewed looks at the weekly Share A Secret column in Australia's biggest-selling magazine, Woman's Day. We at Gusworld love it, and we hope you will too. We don't give away the plot (that would be unfair and a possible breach of copyright); we just tell you what the headline is and describe the stunning artwork that goes with it.
She wanted her hair to be lovely -- I made sure it looked terrible!
This change, unfortunately, affects Share A Secret. Gone is the attractive wood panelling background, and the picture is bigger than ever. The really worrying thing is that the headline is half the usual length. How would recent masterpieces have worked in this shrunken format? Sure, 'I SHREDDED MY SISTER'S CLOTHES' shrinks down to 'I SLASHED SIS'S STUFF' and 'I BETRAYED MY VERY BEST FRIEND' goes well as 'I'M A TOTAL BITCH', but what can be done with 'I CAUGHT MUM WITH MY SISTER'S BOYFRIEND'? 'MUM SHAGGED HER MAN' just doesn't have the same ring to it.
The story is also a bit lame, not much of a sex angle and the red is restricted to a peg and a couple of bottle tops. And the protagonist feels guilty, just because she deliberately wrecked her brother-in-law's mistress' hairdo and got an apprentice sacked into the bargain! Personally, we prefer it when the secret sharer is a moral cesspit in every possible sense.
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