A baby girl reaches for her toes, fascinated as they dance in and out of her vision.
A little girl pulls up her top to display her round belly proudly.
A young girl dances up and down the hallway, delighting in her nakedness before a bath.
A young school girl insists on wearing the same worn T-shirt five days in a row because it’s a firm favourite.
A primary school girl tucks her skirt into her knickers to keep it out of the way while she climbs a tree.
A school girl teeters along in her mothers silk dress and heels, pouting red lipstick, and twirling in front of the mirror.
A pre-teen girl tugs at her shirt self-consciously.
A pre-teen girl arrives late to school on no-uniform day after a melt-down over what to wear.
A teenage girl disappears into the bathroom, to emerge two hours later with legs shaved, hair washed and straightened, face made up, short skirt, heels, and smelling of a cocktail of products. She pauses in front of the mirror, sucks her tummy in, and grimaces.
A teenage girl sits at the table pushing her food around the plate. No-one realises that she has already missed breakfast and skipped lunch.
Another teenage girl also never eats breakfast. She threw the sandwich bread away at lunch and this evening she’s not going to eat the potatoes or the pudding. She’s trying to diet but she’s hungry. At bedtime she finds herself stuffing half a packet of biscuits and then feels bad.
A teenage girl pulls off her skirt and tosses it to the floor where it joins the growing pile of discarded clothes. She holds up another and drops that too. Next she yanks on a pair of trousers, but cannot fasten them, and bursts into tears.
A young woman wraps a towel around her body and manages to wriggle out of her swimming costume and into her underwear without removing the towel.
A young woman sits in front of the television, an empty crisp packet, ice-cream carton and biscuit tin before her. The phone rings – a friend suggesting to meet up – but she says “no” and goes back to watching the television.
A woman frowns at her credit card statement – new outfit, hair tinting, foundation and mascara, magazine subscription, 4 inch heels, cut and blow dry, face cream, wax, new bikini, gym membership, new dress – the list goes on for pages.
A young mother serves dinner to her kids and sits with them at the table nursing a cup of tea, trying to lose a stone – again.
What happens to us?