They arrived!

Finally my shoes arrived (they were at the post office all this time but accidentally filed under the senders name). They are perfect. I have them on now and I looooove them. BTW… Continue reading

Alain de Botton

           The first time I read Alain de Botton was on holidays a few years ago in Margaret River. That time I read Consolations of Philosophy. It was a great holiday – lots… Continue reading

Brilliant Idea: Dessert bar

Over the weekend I had a mini-break in the Hunter Valley (2 hours-ish north of Sydney). It’s an adult Disneyland. Wonderful wineries, beautiful views, and…. a dessert bar. Sabor in the Hunter. It’s… Continue reading


As a tall person, with a bad back, I wear trainers a lot. The three brands I love are: Superga, Vans and Converse. As with everything, I like a certain style and I… Continue reading


Every Monday I check out Even after all this time, it is still strangely addictive. A lot of the secrets are the same or similar – which I guess is reassuring. Every… Continue reading

Dreaming of summer

While Sydney has been hit by stormy weather – streets littered with huge branches, broken umbrellas everywhere – I have been dreaming of sandals. These ones in particular. The Karla Ankle Strap Sandal… Continue reading

When online shopping goes bad

It had to happen. After buying loads of things online, i finally ran out of luck. In the same week I’ve: 1) Bought something that really doesn’t suit me (well actually, it is… Continue reading


The only thing wrong with my ipad is that I have less excuses to buy stationery. I loooove stationery. One site that I love is Ginko Papers – it has a great selection… Continue reading

Style Crush: Nina Proudman

A fictional character that I have a style crush on is Nina Proudman from the Australian TV Series: Offspring. There’s a great article here interviewing the costume designer for the show with 39… Continue reading