Oscar de la renta gown October 21

Oscar de la Renta dies…

Oscar de la Renta the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.

gough-whitlam-and-little-pattie October 21

Here’s To You, Gough…

Gough Whitlam, Australia’s 21st Prime Minister passed away this morning, aged 98. He was a giant of Australian politics and, in my opinion, with the exception of very, very few have there been any others who have even come close to this great man. Although he only lead Australia for three years, his party launched […]

Basil Bangs Picnic Rug October 19

Nice Day for a Picnic…

Feeling like a picnic? It doesn’t matter whether you’re at the beach, in the garden or on the back deck, the Basil Bangs Love Rug from ‘Top 3 by Design’ marks your spot with very cool vintage style. The Love Rug, a collaboration with “We are Handsome”, is perfect for a family picnic, at the beach or just […]

Dansk Furniture October 18

Dansk Vintage…

Just a quick word for the wise – those of you with a love of Danish mid-century design… Dansk Vintage in BrisVegas has a new shipment of furniture arriving in the coming weeks. Dansk has over 25 years experience in authentic Danish modern and iconic design classics and offer a wide range of beautiful Danish […]

Macbook October 15

Steve Jobs Day…

Thursday the 16th of October is Steve Jobs Day…

50's cheerleader October 14

Very Pinteresting…

Taa daaaaa! Darling peeps, I’ve got some exciting new to share… Drum roll please… I’m not sure how it happened because I wasn’t keeping that close an eye on numbers, but… low-and-behold I just got m’self over 16,000 followers on Pinterest and frankly I’m a little excited! You see, I began on Pinterest a little while […]

IMG_0931.JPG October 13

Do Me A Favour…

Hello Friends, Today was a strange day because I had to go to my grandfathers house and grab some of the things I wanted to keep before his house is sold. You see, he went into a nursing home a few months ago and it’s now time to sell his place. Grandma died a few […]

TheBrainThatChangesItself October 10

The Brain That Changes Itself…

I have just finished reading THE most amazing book I’ve come across in a long time! ‘The Brain That Changes Itself’, Norman Doidge MD, about neuroplasticity and how the old view of the adult brain being an unchanging and fixed structure is being totally turned on its head by new scientific discovery. Doidge is a […]

Yellow Woodland Doll October 10

Slow Toys from Little Citizens Boutique…

I’ve just read a great blog post from a fab online store I stumbled across today, all because I was searching for one of these… So, anyhow, do yourself a favour and read this article because this great article has only strengthened my belief in slowing down our lives to a mid-century pace… With love, […]

Returning Home October 08

Vacation = Done!

Ahhh… What a great vacation was had by all. And as you can see, I got some time to think about a few changes this blog needed to spruce it up! So folks, here ’tis! Thank you to Virgin Australia who, honestly, are a really super airline. We paid a little more for our tickets, […]

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