Category Archives: Fashion


It’s a curious thing, going to the races in the ‘off season’. Well I guess it’s not so much the ‘off season’ as the 51 weeks of the year when not every man and his sister’s dental hygienist are trackside. There … Continue reading

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I think the ‘downs’ have it

This evening I asked the people of Instagram whether I should wear my hair up or down for a ball this weekend. The answer was overwhelmingly ‘down’, 22 to 2. Your thoughts? My housemate did point out to me that … Continue reading

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I need to address something…

And it’s not my hideous habit of taking bathroom selfies (although that probably needs some work at some point). It’s this: I kind of look like a Von Trapp child modelling the latest in curtain material fashions crafted by Fraulein … Continue reading

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Op shop success

It had been ages since I’d been op shopping so last week I headed to Good Sammy’s for a rummage. Blatantly ignoring one of my own op shop tips (never go thrift shopping when tired) I fluked a couple of … Continue reading

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A day at the races

Yesterday my housemates and I trotted off to the track for the Boulder Cup. After last year’s disastrous cancellation of all races due to a ‘water logged track’ caused by a sprinkler when it was 25 degrees and sunny, I … Continue reading

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That time I failed at buying no new clothes for a year

I have been dreading writing this post for a while now. Some of you will remember my well intentioned pledge to buy no new clothes for the entirety of 2013. Well, I failed. I failed badly. It started easily enough, … Continue reading

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Fossick Fashion Show: strut central

At the show’s interval I sent my camera out to hang with these two blondes in the front row fash-pack to capture all the action from the catwalk. Bec aka Annie Leibovitz:   And Claire, Annie’s advisor:     Sophie … Continue reading

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Fossick Fashion Show: backstage

In case you missed the earlier post I was very fortunate to be involved in a fashion show held by Fossick Handmade, organised by Adele from From Scratch Events featuring Petra Vanessie clothes and Studio Olive hats, DJ’d by DJ … Continue reading

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Fossick Fashion Show

In my very brief years as a child/teen model I learnt two things: firstly, fashion involves a lot of mind-numbingly boring waiting around and secondly, having other people apply your mascara just feels wrong. Sadly, I didn’t quite make it … Continue reading

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DIY neon pink ribbon & washer necklace

I haven’t done a DIY in ages! And seeing as most people arrive at this blog looking for DIY jewellery I thought I’d get back into the game. I’ve seen these washer and ribbon necklaces traipsing about the interwebs and … Continue reading

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