Autumn Fashion Trends

by Autumn has been teasing us here in Brisbane. It cooled down a little before zooming back up to 30 degrees again. Yet, that little taste of cool weather and cooler mornings and evenings had me heading to my wardrobe to plan […]

#SheReviews – The Chaperone

by I had read Laura Moriarty’s divine book- The Chaperone several years ago. I really loved it. So you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to review the film version and heard the script was written by Downton Abbey’s Julian […]

#SheTravels – Paris In Winter

by As regular readers will know Paris is my very favourite city to visit. My husband even worked there commuting back and forth for three years. It is now like a second home to us. I first visited Paris in the Wintertime […]

A Romantic Rendezvous

by The Australian Romance Readers Association (ARRA) is hosting a series of events so that readers can get up close and personal with their favourite romance authors. The first one kicked off here in Brisbane over the weekend at the Broncos Leagues […]

New Luxe Brisbane Label- article

by New Luxe Brisbane Label- article: Premiere Collection One of the joys of writing about fashion is being able to focus on new designers and emerging labels. Recently Brisbane Designer – Elizabeth O’Connor- Cowley launched her new luxe range of handbags and […]

Meet Jilly Marsden

by Jilly Marsden designs bespoke jewellery for the modern woman. Following on from a successful career as a hair stylist, Jill has turned her passion for art and jewellery into a successful jewellery design business which is now generating buzz around the […]

Couture Designs – Maria Aristidou

by One of the great things about visiting Paris for Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is catching up with fashion friends and making new friends from all over the world. Last year I was invited to Maria Aristidou’s show Serendipity and after […]

#SheReviews – King of Thieves

by Director James Marsh has assembled a stellar cast in new drama- King of Thieves. Led by the always debonair Michael Caine this movie also features Michael Gambon, Charlie Cox, Kelli Shirley and Jim Broadbent.This cast of British acting royalty have obviously […]

Buzzing About Books – Michelle in Paris!

by #SheSociety’s Michelle Beesley takes us to Paris in this episode of Buzzing About Books. Michelle BeesleyFreelance writer, wife and mother of three sons, occasional supply teacher and aspiring romance author, Michelle Beesley can be most often found in a coffee shop […]

#SheInspires Tracey Watkins

by I first became aware of fashion designer Tracey Watkins early in her design career. You see one of my friends bought a piece from White Label Noba at Hummingbird the shop even before Tracey had the stand alone stores in Hawthorne […]

#SheReviews – Death Of A Salesman

by Willy, Biff, Happy, Linda, Uncle Ben…. These names resonate with many, because for 70 years ‘ Death of a Salesman’ has been delighting audiences, been deconstructed by school students and has caused us all to question our place in this crazy […]

The Magic Of Haute Couture

by By the time you read this I’ll be in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week. I have a suitcase filled with fabulous winter outfits from Brisbane designer – Tracey Watkins. Tracey is the designer of luxe lifestyle label – White Label […]

New Trends In Wine For 2019

by After some exhaustive research in the latter part of 2018, I began to wonder what new trends we could expect from wines in 2019. For me it has been the summer of Pinot Gris and Riesling but for many friends Rose’ […]

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