Courtney Jones model amputee

Model: “I am an amputee. And I am beautiful.”

Before Courtney Jones’ accident, she’d made a living from being beautiful. Catalogues showed off the green-eyed Melbourne model’s slim figure in lacy lingerie and ripped jeans. She dreamed of becoming an actress, and even trained for a year-and-a-half in Los Angeles. “I was totally convinced beauty was about perfect. Perfect symmetry and gloss,” Courtney tells Mamamia. But while on…

Japanese artist Yasushi Takahashi marriage proposal

Hero, Shocker and Whinger of the Week

Welcome to Mamamia Rogue’s Shocker, Hero and Whinger of the Week. It’s the first week of summer and the heat seems to be making people go a little cray-cray. The pollies, in particular, are saying and doing sillier things than usual. But first, let’s talk about what crazy things people do in the name of…