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Hello 2017

Hello 2017 you’re here. Been waiting for you. So excited that you finally birthed. So young, so fresh. You make me feel optimistic. What have you got in stall for me, for us? What can you offer? How should I…
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A new year of gardening

I am quite pleased to have 2017 to mark the beginning of a small change. It’s not a huge new years resolution. It’s just a new mini-habit. It doesn’t work for me to set my goals to high. If I…
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A little TLC for your clothes

I must admit I used to be quite careless with my clothes. I shall blame that on youthful ignorance. I have since matured and in particular since I opened our shop, my eyes have been opened to the fact that…
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Broth for chilled bones

Last week when I was up at the wee hours and it was too cold for comfort I thought I’d make myself a hot chai but when I opened the fridge door and saw a nearly empty jar of broth…
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Spring Fashion by the Creek 2014

So once again, I got myself busy with a fashion event. This year we did it differently. Together with Retreat Day Spa on the Promenade we booked Shearwater Restaurant for an evening event with champagne and canapes. The verandah became…
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A quick salad

Finally at the age of 54 I wished for and received a food processor. How on earth have I survived without one all this time? It’s brilliant. Among other things, I can now make myself a nicely chopped salad in…
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The Faux Wrap Dress

Jane from Echoverde has designed a lovely faux wrap dress. With an empire waist and v-neck it’s flattering for most of us. Echoverde is a Canadian label and so they are enjoying spring and this is part of their summer…
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Five natural mould killers

Rain, rain and more rain and then a little humid heat before more rain – our house has a definite smell of mildew that meets us as we come in through the front door. Mould and mildew is not good…
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Geelong

Wayne was invited to teach a 3 day artshop in Geelong so I decided to come along for the ride. I had been willing the universe all week to produce clear sunny sky in time for lift off but we…
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