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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition National Trust

A visit to Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

Phryne Fisher is back! Fans of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, me being one of them, have patiently waited for the series return of this visually stunning production to our small screens. The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, swans into early 1929 Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. As a Melbournian, I love how meticulously, and lavishly…

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RESILIENT WOMEN THINK DIFFERENTLY

A Conversation with Four Resilient Women

When we talk about health and wellbeing, the first thing that often comes to mind is physical health. So much of the internet is devoted to how to exercise and what to eat, but an aspect of health that is often forgotten in emotional wellness. Emotional wellness isn’t just about feeling happy all the time, it’s about accepting and bouncing…

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The WW1 Centenary Exhibition at Melbourne Museum

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition at Melbourne Museum

The Melbourne Museum is hosting The WW1 Centenary Exhibition to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War. This is the most historical and significant exhibition from the UK’s IWM (Imperial War Museums) to ever leave Great Britain and visit Australia. I took my dad, who is a bit of a history buff, to a preview tour of the exhibition….

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Etsy at the cullen

Etsy at the Cullen

I was recently invited to preview a unique collaboration between Etsy.com and The Cullen Hotel in Melbourne. Creative duo M​arsha Golemac and B​rooke Holm were tasked with a world­ first, to takeover and transform a hotel room and create Etsy at the Cullen. With hand­picked homewares from Australia’s burgeoning Etsy community of makers, and some savvy non-permanent interior design solutions…

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The Ersatz Fantasia Project – An Exhibition for Kids

If you are looking for something magical to entertain and educate the kids these school holidays take a day trip to the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum in Lilydale and be spell bound by The Ersatz Fantasia Project. In this project artist Rachael Hallinan has created a large-scale installation of recycled plastic toys, games and recreational products that might otherwise end…

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canon macro lens - photography tour

Getting that Camera off Auto with the Canon Collective

Yesterday I was invited to participate in a Photographic Walking Tour at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show with the team at Canon Collective. Although I do like looking at the floral displays I’m no green thumb so it was just as well that I was there to learn some new photography skills. And WOW did I learn some…

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Cirque du Soleil tent at sunset

Behind the Scenes at Cirque du Soleil TOTEM

The circus is in town! But this big top is like no other I’ve ever seen. I was very privileged to be invited to see TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil which has pitched its giant tent in Melbourne before it tours Australia wide. This was my first Cirque experience and it was incredible. From the moment you walk into the…

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zumbo lolly bag cake

Time for Tea

This is a Sponsored Post I was lucky enough to be invited to a High Tea at the MasterChef pop-up restaurant in Melbourne to mark the release of the new Lipton Pyramid Tea range. Tea and cake are two of my favourite things, so no need to ask me twice, nor did I have to twist the arm of my…

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