The little man celebrated his birthday last week. I can't believe it's been a whole year since his sudden existence as an independent little person. He's grown up so quickly and into a such a little character. There isn't a friendlier baby around.Read More
On the 1st of January 2014 I made a new year's resolution unlike any other. I wasn't planning on losing weight or exercising more, or any of the typical new year's resolutions. My goal for 2014 was to learn to do everything I've wanted to learn to do in the past but have always been too lazy or busy for. Ok, not quite everything, but 12 things. One for every month. This has been the only resolution I have ever managed to keep. In some cases I took classes and in others youtube was enough. I challenge you to pick 12 things you've always wanted to learn to do and do them in 2015. Here's what 2014 looked like for me:Read More
Terrariums are beautiful additions to the home which have reached new heights of popularity over the past year.
The trend for keeping terrariums started in 1842, when the botanist Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward, who had interest in observing insect behaviour, accidentally left one of his insect jars unattended. A fern seed grew, germinated into a plant, and the terrarium was born. The trend then quickly spread across Victorian England. This was known as a Wardian Case instead of a terrarium.Read More
Between the 23rd of May and 9th of June Sydney is once again lit up for the spectacular Vivid festival! This is a mesmerising free public exhibition of outdoor lighting sculptures and the spectacular illumination of Sydney’s iconic architecture. Vivid transforms Sydney into a wonderland of light. For the full programme visit Vivid 2014. And if you're not sure where to start have a look at the new "light trails" on the official Vivid site. It's definitely worth a night out over the next week!Read More
When I took my puppy for a walk this afternoon I took my camera along because it's a special time of year. It's a bit cooler outside and a bit darker in the mornings, but mostly it's the colours that are different. Autumn is in the air and there's yellow, orange and red everywhere. If there are any future brides reading this, why not consider a May wedding? From an aesthetic point of view the light will be beautiful, there colours will be amazing and you'll get to wear a fur stole like a 1920s movie star!