Category Archive: Shopping

I like little treats

When times are tough, I am tempted to buy little presents to cheer myself up. Funny books. Jewellery. Pom poms. Or a new phone case.

Making plans

I love stationery. It saddens me how little stationery I use now that I have my mobile phone and my google calendar (that I share with my family so everyone gets the notifications… Continue reading

Etsy Made Local

This weekend in Sydney I went to an “Etsy Made Local” market, which had stalls full of local hand-made gear – mostly jewellery, candles, ceramics and fabrics. It was boiling hot so I… Continue reading

Izipizi

Yesterday I discovered these great, cheap reading glasses: izipizi. They come in 5 styles: A, B, C, D and E. Then you can choose your prescription from 0 to +3. I wear contact… Continue reading

So tempted

The problem with wearing an all black uniform to work is that it does get a bit boring. I am so tempted to get this jacket from Witchery: As seen in the latest… Continue reading

Work Wear Inspiration

I’m going back to work soon, and my next job is in a banking environment, so I have been researching more formal office attire. There’s a few problems I’m trying to solve: Firstly,… Continue reading

River Island for grown ups

River Island is aimed at a younger market than me.  This season though they have a cracker collection. They have interpreted the tricky trends of the season into a lot of wearable pieces. … Continue reading

Window Shopping

Sometimes I love to “window shop” online. This is where I look for clothes with no intention of buying. Kind of like fantasy football.  I also like to work out how much it… Continue reading

The Minimalist

Given my buzz cut hair style, the look for me, until my hair grows, is all black (or navy). I have a few events coming up and my pre-chemo clothes just don’t work… Continue reading