Personal style exercise

One of the sites I’ve started reading recently. And have been reading it often is: Ain’t no mom jeans. One post I found really useful is this one here. Where she talks about… Continue reading


Polvore. Some sweet ways to add colour.

Online shops I’ve known and loved

OK. So I’m new to online shopping (but boy do I learn fast!) Here’s a list of the online shops i’ve used and can recommend. Keep in mind I’m in Sydney, Australia. Site… Continue reading


Polyvore. I love the J Crew look this season: the gingham combined with the paisley. The clothes themselves are fairly conservative – long skirts over the knee, collared shirts – combined with the… Continue reading

Alan Bradley

I looove the Flavia de Luce mysteries. Part of the appeal is Flavia. She’s a girl detective. Part of the appeal is the time in which the books are set – the 1950’s… Continue reading

are children worth it?

Many years ago this article convinced me to have a child. I’ve kept it all this time. Yet mother love, as Helen Garner once wrote of Eros, “mocks our fantasy that we can… Continue reading

The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry

I loved this book. It ticked all the boxes for me. It was unpredictable, well-written and made me feel better about the world. Once you start reading it, you can’t stop. I was… Continue reading

mmmmm…. murmuration

Murmuration from Islands & Rivers on Vimeo. This video of a starling murmuration is just so so beautiful. Sometimes my life is such a treadmill. Safe, yes. But also I think I know… Continue reading

That was quick!

Can you believe it? Only days after saying that I love clutches, a close friend only goes and buys me one. It’s a beautiful black, snake skin one from olga berg. I couldn’t… Continue reading