Pretty pretty


I’m about 90% tomboy. I love a frock, but I’m not very frou-frou with my choices. And although this dress is floral, there is something equal parts pretty and hard edged. Maybe it’s the pockets. Maybe it’s the awesome orange shoes. Or the smart corset bustier. When you look closely the fabric also resembles my […]

Will I ever learn?

never learn

I was all dressed up and no where to go… Correction; I was all dressed up, somewhere to go, but with achingly sore feet that demanded I go home. Why oh why do I always get lulled into a false sense of security with new shoes. Walk around the house a bit, think they feel just fine, […]

Welcome back old friend

nicola finetti

Over ten years ago I spent the most I ever have spent on a dress. It bought it at David Jones in Brisbane when I was on a work trip not long before my 30th birthday. It’s by Nicolla Finetti and it’s cream silk with the most beautiful black and red embroidery. I have worn it a few times, […]

Shoes anyone?


Let’s get this part out of the way first. If you have read any posts here before you know I love to lay down the cash on shoes and bags.  And I admit that I once went out after a promotion and a pay rise and bought myself a new watch to celebrate. (I still wear this watch […]

Happy Australia Day

aus day

I’d love to know the story behind this picture. (update: actually, it was pretty easy to find out the story behind this picture, thanks to a little right-click “search google for this image” action. It’s Helmut Newton for Vogue Australia, 1964)

Fasting: An update


Yesterday I completed my second fast for this week. “Fasting” sounds a bit extreme, as you do still eat during the day, just a much lower calorie count. I found the second day really easy. Had a light breakfast (a soft boiled egg and some cherry tomatoes which is a breakfast that I could happily eat every […]



Mr Moore and myself received quite a genrous wad of cash from our various relatives this year, which I love. It’s a great time to get a wad of cash to hit the sales and get some good priced stuff for the house. This year we’d already decided to upgrade our doona (the one we […]


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