I have been making life and death decisions from the age of five.

“You will never be like other kids.”  Sitting in a sterile hospital room, the smell of plastic and disinfectant burning my nose, I nodded at the nurse who was reinforcing something I had known for most of my life. Behind her, the white walls were littered with colourful posters; cartoons grinned from them with fake […]

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Buying Local Has Never Been So Easy: Six Stores To Shop In Canberra.  

Buying local has never been so easy. The way we shop and dress has been altered dramatically but there’s still joy to be found in scrolling through websites or socially distancing in stores. Supporting local has never been so important, so here are some local businesses that you can support online or in-store. Your wallet […]

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Living in Duality.

There’s not a lot that’s change since my last blog post, at least in my little world. Beyond that, everything’s different. Our world as we know it, as we will inherit it, has changed and will probably change multiple more times once this pandemic is over. My life hasn’t been drastically altered by COVID-19 but […]

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Tips to Keep Your Mind and Body Active During Self Isolation

This week has been intense, chaotic and down right scary. As the Australian Government begins to enforce mass shutdowns of workplaces and limit social gatherings, Australians will be spending more and more time at home. Self isolation at home is the best way to slow down the spread of COVID-19, but what do you do […]

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What’s In My Makeup Bag?

As a makeup lover that’s always on the run, jumping between work, the gym and various other occasions, carrying around a heavy makeup bag is something I regularly do. It’s hard to choose favourites, but there are always certain products I reach for when on the move. While all the running around is halting due […]

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My Favourite Trends for Autumn and Winter 2020

As the season changes, so do the fashion choices we make. Instead of wearing singlets and mum-jeans, soon Australians will be nestling down into jumpers and layering up scarfs. While warm weather will always hold my heart, I cant deny that the fashion for Autumn and Winter is more fun. You can play with more […]

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Currently Stalking

Instagram is a magical place. It’s full of creative people with amazing skills, sharing and showing the world who they are and what they love. Ever the source of fashion, makeup and nail inspo, here are some of my favourite accounts that have lead to endless late night scrolling. @heynicenails View this post on Instagram […]

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Q&A with Tailored Talk’s Samantha Rose

Bouncing up in baby pink jeans, a white top and glittery gold ballet flats, you can see why blogger, newsreader and fashion aficionado Samantha Rose is the Goulburn’s golden girl and a star on the rise in Canberra.  Her fashion blog Tailored Talk and her beautiful, bubbly personality has helped Samantha become a style icon […]

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My 2020 Resolution

I never knew my father. What I do know I pulled together from stories told to me. I know he was tall. I know he had eyes the colour of an Australian summer sky. And I know he died after Stage 4 Melanoma spread to his bones. At the age of 12, sitting with my […]

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