Blog: I walked through Brixton today

Woman in traditional African dress shopping for fruit in Brixton Market

I walked through Brixton market today. I do this most days, but today was different. I paused and took in every sound, every smell. I haven’t walked down Electric Avenue in the sunshine for months. Most days on my way … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Tagged brixton, brixton market, electric avenue, south london

Blog: How to Make a Mini Cacti Garden

How to make mini cacti garden

I’ve been hankering after a mini cactus garden in a glass bowl for a while now but was always put off by the prices of the ones you can buy in garden centres or markets. A couple of my colleagues … Continue reading

Blog: In Defence of Betty Draper

Mad Men Betty Draper

Betty Draper Francis isn’t exactly Mad Men’s most loved character. Beautiful, cold, shallow, detached, manipulative, unpredictable, a prick tease: these are all statements that could fairly be used to describe her, and both character and actress have received a sizable … Continue reading

Blog: Hip Hop Yoga and 7 Reasons Why There’s Nothing to Worry About

Yoga 213, Hip Hop Yoga, Melbourne

As many of you may know, I’ve recently made some major changes in my life; including moving to Melbourne so apologies for not blogging in ages! I thought I’d get back into the swing of things by blogging a short … Continue reading

Blog: Converse – Shoes are Boring, Wear Sneakers

Converse Shoes are Boring, Wear Sneakers

Every kid who grew up and turned into a crusty 20-something media type will recall their first pair of Converse; faithful rubber-soled friends getting steadily more battered through rain or shine. Mine were a cheerful burgundy pair that I jazzed … Continue reading

Blog: Secret Supper Club


On Monday I headed out with my Perth blogger girls Lei Lady Lei and Nadine from Modern Girls in Vintage Pearls to take part in the latest edition of Secret Supper Club in Perth. Secret Supper Club is the brain child … Continue reading

Blog: Dryathlon – an attempt

No wine for me...

Guest post by Nadia Ramoul  In these dark post-Christmas days there is little to rejoice over. We hunch beneath layers of drab jumpers wheezing and damning our once festive paunches. Our skin becomes pallid and drawn as we swear that … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Tagged Alcohol, Cancer Research, Dryathlon, Sobriety