Monthly Archives: July 2011

Melbourne Street Art

I often take for granted the extensive street art to be discovered in Melbourne’s lane ways. But this year I’ve had many out-of-towners visit and marvel at its beauty and legality. So here are some of my favourite spots; Hosier … Continue reading

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5 of the Most Awkward Moments

1.  Inappropriate child/parent television. This happens to me a lot. I set myself up on the couch to watch one or so of the 15 episodes of S*x and the City I have saved on IQ, and without fail, just as … Continue reading

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Goodbye Kalgoorlie

I arrived back in Melbourne on Saturday morning after a hellish trip home from Perth- waited 4 hours only to be delayed a further 4 thanks to a violent man who had to be arrested and removed from the plane … Continue reading

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Sassy Sue’s

Anyone headed to the West Australian Goldfields region soon should not deny themselves a visit to Sassy Sue’s. Why? Because on the main street of Kalgoorlie lies the most impressive collection of vintage clothes, accessories, homewares, books, jewellery and more … Continue reading

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Do you believe in ghosts? The Kalgoorlie Miner building is seriously haunted. Sure these photos are aided by the black and white function in iPhoto, but nevertheless the abandoned section at the back of the second level looks like the … Continue reading

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Cookies & Catch Ups

My friend Kate invited me over recently for a catch up and baking session?! I was apprehensive, don’t think I have to re-admit my fear and loathing of food preparation. Anyway,  it was hugely successful. Sure I did the old … Continue reading

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NYC Contrasts

This time last year I was leaving NYC having swiftly fallen in love with the place after 2 weeks (such a cliche, i know).  I headed to Europe for a few months and was lucky enough to return to the … Continue reading

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I’ve been in the twin-cities for the last week doing a work experience placement at the daily newspaper while staying with my journalist friend Rania. And I LOVE IT HERE.  Kalgoorlie, for those outside Australia, is a mining town in … Continue reading

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Ken & Barbie: Where are they now?

A recent discussion with a friend about the toys we wanted as children but never had prompted a trip to the toy section of Kmart to check out what the cool kids lust after these days (now that I’m almost … Continue reading

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Food Snobs

Is it just me, or are modern discourses of food ruining our ability to take pleasure in the simple dishes? Reality food television in particular, has for the last decade instilled an element of competition into food preparation that I … Continue reading

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