Out In The Open

The other day, I noticed a particularly stylish woman walking through a store. What made me notice her, was her unbelievably chic shoes. As she lolled about the fitting rooms, assisting with her friend’s fashion dilemmas, I literally had an internal argument with myself that went something like this – should I ask her where…

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My Heart Wanders

It is quite something when a stranger, who you only know as far as their online persona, can inspire and motivate you to start following your dreams… That is exactly what Pia Jane Bijkerk of Pia Jane Bijkerk blog did to me as I regularly stopped by her blog to relish in the peaceful, dreamlike,…

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Gypset Travel

I really must warn you that a flip through Julia Chaplin’s latest offering, Gypset Travel, may see you making some rather hasty but gloriously irresponsible decisions – aka – quitting your job and buying a round-the-world ticket. But who wouldn’t want to be a gypsetter (that would be a gypsy + jet-setter) when it looks…

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White Space

Although the sun had already risen by the time I woke this morning, I started my day with sun salutations at the glorious White Space Yoga Studio in Camberwell. As I drove there, my head was pounding and I wanted nothing more than to turn around and go home. So glad I didn’t, as by…

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Office Living

Isn’t it funny that when it comes to our homes we often spend so much time on making our living, bedroom, and kitchen amazing, but when it comes to our work spaces they are often resigned to an uninspiring corner or locked away in a room? After setting up a study room months ago, I…

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Fig+Yarrow

Perhaps it is just wishful thinking, but with the popularity of blogs and online stores like Etsy, I feel like a more conscious consumerism is emerging. Sure, it is still so easy to jump on Strawberrynet or head to your nearest department store, but it feels so much more rewarding to purchase and support an…

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