What a woman is Lizzie Velasquez. She is funny, intelligent, brave and warm. Here she talks with eloquence about living with being visibly different, a positive upbringing, finding what defines you and choosing your own life. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c62Aqdlzvqk&w=560&h=315] Whilst Lizzie’s appearance is dominated by her physicality rather than her expression of identity through dress, she, Read More

It’s Photobomb Friday (you and I both know it is Tuesday, but we can keep a secret can’t we?) It is… extinguishhhhhhhhhhhhh Best on… Warm Spring (warm and clear)    We need a little heat in ol’ Melbourne town today! Cheerio Bella. For more colour inspiration click on the colour category in the “Let’s, Read More

It’s Terminology Tuesday today, a good day for a little bit of mouth bling, “Grills, golds and fronts” “Metal removable jewellery worn over the front teeth, a style that originated with those participating in Hip Hop culture in the 1980’s and has continued.” definition from: The Fairchilds Books Dictionairy of Fashion by Phyllis G, Read More

It’s Photobomb Friday and on the hotplate today is one for the bold and audacious amongst us! It is… the serpent and the apple Best on… Clear and Deep Winter   a little stained glass style. Bella. For more colour inspiration click on the colour category in the “Let’s talk” cloud at the top, Read More

So…. I have been missing haven’t I? mmm sorry! It’s a little crazy, busy learning lots of new things about blogging. Having a great time doing the course but I am finding it a challenge to keep up with everything. If I’m still erratic in the next couple of weeks, please forgive me. I, Read More

OK! I admit it…. this is a thinly disguised excuse to share this knitting pattern with you!!!! Oh how I laughed when I found this one!  But as the saying goes…. things come around. Perhaps I’ll be seen sporting a pair of these some time soon?? Ok, not likely… It’s Terminology Tuesday again and, Read More

Is anyone sick of my alliteration yet? It just comes to me when I look at the photo. Geez I must be a cheesy sod. Ah well, let me know when it gets boring. Or suggest alternative titles??? That might be fun. But keep it clean, please, I know there are children reading! It’s, Read More

Whoa!!!! I’m getting ahead of myself this week! It’s only Autumn but I get so excited when I see something that twigs my hopelessly romantic imagination. So prepare for a little winter treat…. It’s Terminology Tuesday again and this week in the spotlight is… Après Ski… “A French term pronounced ah-pray’ meaning “After Skiing., Read More

Over Easter the family and I took a quick trip to Warnambool and Port Fairy. It was magic. I hadn’t been to that part of Victoria since I was a child and I thoroughly enjoyed all the history. A definite highlight was the Maritime exhibition in Warnambool. I highly recommend it if you have, Read More

It’s Terminology Tuesday (well actually it’s Wednesday! sorry.) again and this week in the spotlight is… Buskins… Or are they? You know this is what I find so fascinating about concepts of fashion and image. Firstly, in fashion circles each season we see another round of the “new look”. But of course hardly anything, Read More