Is your wardrobe in crisis?

We were in Melbourne recently and when there I always visit the bookshops.  I have been fairly good this year in limiting my book buying and tend to use the library more frequently but I couldn’t pass up the chance to go to the bookshops and of course there were books I wanted to buy….

Completely floored

I forgot to show pictures of our floor when it was finally finished although I had told you about the process of ripping up the carpet and tiles. We had to wait a little while for someone to come and finish off the trim once the floor was laid but the floor is now complete…

Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV

The Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria was an exhibition I was fortunate enough to have the time to visit while in Melbourne.  The actual exhibition space was very busy but I was still able to make good use of my time and get round the whole exhibition. The fashions were…

Things I spied on my morning walk

I never tire of looking at the lovely scenery when I am on my morning walk.   I try to go a different route each week and this week I added in a side trip up a cul de sac.  In the cul de sac I came across this beautiful outdoor seating arrangement. The picture…

Inspiration from a stitchedupmama

Yesterday I found the wonderful blog of Stitchedupmama.  This extremely talented lady, who lives in Tasmania,  has created some wonderful pieces of artwork and wearable objects.  After browsing through her blogs – she has two – I felt totally inspired. You can find the other blog here. I really hadn’t thought about the possibilities of…

Old Bus Depot Markets at Kingston

I have just returned from Canberra as we were attending a 40th birthday party.  Great night!  Fabulous food. It was Jack Daniels themed. While we were in Canberra we visited the Old Bus Depot Market in Kingston. The market is literally in the old bus depot.  All Canberra’s buses used to be housed and maintained here….