This pep talk is brought to you by the PEP TALK GENERATOR and written by a wise woman named Celeste. Don’t keep yourself too hidden. Embrace feeling small — let it open up the world before you, then watch it change with your touch. From the way you move oceans to the breaths you unknowingly take. TheContinue reading “A pep talk for babes who feel small”
This is a novel concept that could only be conceived by the Japanese. A bed and book hostel. This captures the very essence of snuggling comfort- falling asleep while reading a good book! The Book and Bed Hostel is a bookshop that’s also a hostel and allows bibliophiles to hire out a nest-like bunk bedContinue reading “The Ultimate Soothing Tokyo Lullaby: Book and Bed”
I’ve been with you for more than 4 years now and on this day you’ve finally hit the big 3-oh. I would like you to know (and the rest of the world) that I love you and always will. You’ve made me incredibly happy and we’ve had some really fun adventures together. I hope forContinue reading “Happy 30th Birthday My Darling”
In Part 1, we discussed the exceptional documentary about the fashion industry The True Cost, and also the catastrophe at Rana Plaza which killed 1,100 workers in a sweat shop in Bangladesh. In this part, we will analyse the report which exposes brands for their ethical or unethical practices. I will most definitely be adjustingContinue reading “Ethical Fashion Part 2: The Big Winners and Losers in Australian and NZ Fashion”
What is the true cost of the clothes we wear? This is a question posed in the much-needed expose documentary about fashion and textile production in the Third World – True Cost, watch the trailer here: Watching this documentary about fast fashion, it got me thinking about where I source my clothing from. I amContinue reading “Ethical Fashion Part 1: The Definitive 2015 Report”
Many people are surprised to learn that greyhounds make wonderful family pets. Considering that 9 out of 10 greyhounds don’t make it into old age because of the racing industry, maybe you should consider adopting one instead of a retriever or any other popular breed? Still not convinced? Read on to have common myths aboutContinue reading “The Truth About Greyhounds Part 2: Seven Myths Dispelled”
Following a shocking expose recently on television, the greyhound racing industry is hopefully going to be brought to its knees. Here are ten things you should know right now about the lucrative and revolting greyhound racing industry. 1. State Governments Keep it Afloat – Because After All, It’s Profitable 2. Naturally Gentle Dogs Are CompletelyContinue reading “The Truth About Greyhounds Part 1: Greyhound Racing in Australia”
I discovered this beautiful rendering of a classic interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono. What a better time to post it than on Christmas Eve. This is a simple message but it’s always relevant, fresh and immediate.