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Wellness Wednesday: good timing

Yesterday afternoon I went for a run. Or tried to. I only got about two kilometres along my usual course before I realised the afternoon running thing just wasn’t working and turned back.… Continue reading

An ethical shopping assistant in your pocket

Have you ever been clothes shopping and wondered what kind of impact your dollars were making on the world? Seeing as I normally purchase my wardrobe from opshops or make stuff myself, I don’t… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: Meet your (sandwich) maker

Today’s post begins with a bleedingly obvious statement: I’m thrifty. I was born into a thrifty family, so that’s where my penny-pinching began, but the precarious work situation of a mainly-freelancer certainly doesn’t help… Continue reading

Beadie inspo from Bes-Ben

Not long ago I had the pleasure of styling a fashion shoot involving some pieces from The Eternal Headonist. While I was picking them up at their Kensington HQ, my eyes wandered around… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: occasional oxalis

What do you expect when you attend a dinner party at someone’s home? Fancy place settings and a three-course meal? Potluck, great company and a chat while watching the latest TV series? Candlelight, soft… Continue reading

Upcycling, Indonesian style

DIY is quite often a solitary exercise in front of a bonnet drama (anything by Jane Austen, or, lately, Poldark, although I have to admit I don’t get much done watching that as… Continue reading

If you like it then you should put a pin on it

Is there much more stressful in life (well, in the first world, anyway) than having to pack up and move house? I’m currently doing just that, and have decided it’s the ideal opportunity… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: How to run your life better

Vanity is a vice. Constant activity and sharing on social media is also seen as a no-no. But put the two together and bam! You have a formula for changing your life and feeling… Continue reading

Unfolding: New Indian Textiles

Today, I bring you the third part in the Melbourne Textile Trilogy (parts 1 and 2 here and here). This final instalment is at RMIT and is called Unfolding: New Indian Textiles. Unlike at… Continue reading

Textile triple treat

It doesn’t happen often, but when the cosmic forces of the universe align and all the planets fall into a favourable formation, Melbourne gets three textile/fashion exhibitions showing simultaneously. I’ve already posted about one of… Continue reading