Deadlines & Daylesford Dreaming: a travel musing featuring Autumn leaves, lavender and the beauty of a weekender
Something about opp shops inspires me. It’s just really that je ne sais pas moment … I can’t put my finger on it but then again I’m writing a blog and currently my fingers are to keyboard so maybe I can…
Cats. There are two traditional kinds of reactions to simply just the word. (Cats). There’s the likers and there’s the, well, um those who may not be the biggest fans in the world. We know this. For the sake of diplomacy and for the sake of those perhaps scarred by an experience with an ‘unfriendly’ or one might even say ‘antisocial’ cat, let’s also assume that there’s another camp of people who are on neither Camp Cat or Camp Un-Cat but Camp ‘Maybe Cat’.
Megan Schmidtke, around fourteen years ago, moved schools. She was quickly welcomed by the friendly Miriam McWilliam, who became not only a bestie but also – in the eyes of many – perhaps a twin, too.
For Graham Gardner, a future filled with just making custard tarts, apple slices and the like was, somehow, less than satisfying. Despite being obligatory morning tea choices for many, for this health conscious baker it was, rather food for thought.
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of attending the Decor and Design Show in Melbourne and hearing from the lovely Kari Whitman. Interior designer, artist and all round animal lover, this hardworking decorator has Hollywood celebrities as well as international royalty on her book of clients.
Thrift shopping is like looking for buried treasure. The deeper you look, the more treasure you find.
Recently published with The Home Journal – I recently had the pleasure of interviewing local creative Fiona Pringle from Hook and Eye!