Category Archive: earrings

Working the day shift

When was the last time you heard someone ask “do you have a hobby?”. “Hobby” sounds so quaint, doesn’t it? I think the last time I heard it used seriously was in my Japanese language… Continue reading

Ethnic earrings

When I grow up, I want earrings like this lady. This photo is just one of many excellent, inspirational photos from a book I found at the library called Ethnic Jewellery. Short of… Continue reading

Batik for Bali

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m off overseas this week. Here’s my holiday wardrobe… I’m quite proud of myself as it’s nearly all either DIY or op-shop stuff, including this white… Continue reading

DIY – stick with it!

This would have to be the easiest and cheapest (ie free) DIY ever. But for those of you who like instructions, here’s the how-to.1. Go into your backyard, or somewhere where there are… Continue reading

LMFF: Pier pressure

It was a whirlwind week, but LMFF is over for another year. Did you make it to any of the shows? If not, here’s the action you missed – away from the runway*.… Continue reading

Flea market round-up from Tokyo

I’m now in an airport lounge in Cairns, in transit from Tokyo to Melbourne, so I decided to show you part of the reason why my luggage weighs 18 kilos. These are all… Continue reading

Tokyo Day #3 – Antiques & Udon

As I was walking to the station after yesterday’s flea market, I stumbled on this sign.  “Antique Fair. Now on.” Aggh. Naturally I couldn’t ignore it, especially as I’d been before and knew… Continue reading

Tassels are too tempting…

 … hence these being just a few of the rather large selection I bought in Bangkok’s Chinatown. You can also see some other findings which will be turned into earrings and other such… Continue reading

In the pink

Happy 2012! How did you see the new year in? I celebrated with some Japanese friends eating way too much, including toshi-koshi (bridging the years) soba noodles which are traditionally eaten for a… Continue reading

A tribute to safari suits

Working in a fairly informal office, my colleagues and I are fortunate in that we can wear pretty much anything we like, which explains why I can get away with outfits like this.… Continue reading