Category Archive: travel

Travels with Oscar Wylee Eyewear

Do you wear glasses or sunglasses? Do you like doing good stuff for other people (with minimal effort)? Allow me to introduce you to the works of Oscar Wylee. I recently made the acquaintance… Continue reading

Ruffle-less at Raffles

As regular readers would know, I have enough fabric in my stash to outfit myself for the rest of my life (and probably to kit out everyone else AND their multiple feline familiars at… Continue reading

Beads, tassels and more at Singapore’s Peranakan Museum

As you may have realised if you follow me on Instagram, I was in Singapore for a few days’ holiday recently. Although I’d been there a few times, the last time was 2007… Continue reading

And now for some good news

Walk. Sew. Good. news, that is. Amid all the global doom and gloom (you know who what I’m talking about) and personal trials and tribulations (the latest of which was being made redundant)… Continue reading

Vinnies #NewYearNewStyle Challenge

Since my travels in Asia last year with a limited choice of clothing, I’ve been wondering if I can cull my real-life Melbourne sartorial selection and do the cool “capsule wardrobe” thing. Given… Continue reading

Luang Prabang luxe

Not long ago I wrote about trekking around Luang Prabang – a most satisfying (if sweaty) experience. But there’s a luxury side to this UNESCO-listed city too. I wrote about it here, and took… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: DO go chasing waterfalls

OK, I admit, the main reason for this post isn’t really about wellness. It’s more about twisting song lyrics for my own purposes … and sharing this barely believable scenery. This gorgeous waterfall is… Continue reading

What a maharani wears on her day off

It’s a good question, don’t you think? What DO exotic royal ladies wear and what do they get up to when they’re not ruling kingdoms? In the nation over which I rule (that… Continue reading

Holiday in Hanoi

What do trendsetting travellers seek out when they holiday in a new city? The newest restaurant? The hippest nightclub? The designer label that all the in-the-know locals are raving about? Well, maybe. But first on the must-see list… Continue reading

Two days in Yangon

Yes, I only spent two days in Yangon (Rangoon), Burma, with my boyfriend after my trip to Vientiane. That was extremely foolish, because there was a lot to see and we probably missed… Continue reading