Travel Tips & Tricks: Cruises

  I went on a cruise. Now there’s something I never thought I would say/write. Whilst I have always loved travelling (if you couldn’t already tell after reading Honestly, Is Travelling In Your 20’s Really Worth It?), I never really gave crusing a second thought. For me a holidays correlated with planes, trains and everything in […]

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day has always been a special event in my eyes. Albeit, I acknowledge that the day to many is merely driven by consumerism and Hallmark’s advertising team. To me on the other hand, it is a day of love, celebration, sentiment, romance and perhaps a cheeky rose or two! My partner, ever the romantic, […]

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2016 Favourites

As a consumer who gullibly believes the claims of beauty companies, I have dabbled in various products and their claims to determine what is and isn’t mere puff. To celebrate the beginning of the new year, I would love to share the products that proved exceptional, that I will continue to use throughout 2017! Skin Care […]

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16 Lessons Learnt throughout 2016!

Following the cathartic experience of constructing and publishing Sticks and Stones: 15 Lessons 2015 Offered, I figured what better way to welcome the new year than to share the trial and tribulations of 2016, for the benefit of 2017 (hopefully). 1. Enjoy the small luxuries in life Whether it be a triple scented candle, decadent body […]

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Luxury Addict Tag

As a lover of luxury goods, evident within my previous luxury goods post, I thought it about time to publish my ‘Luxury Addict Tag’ post. 1. What was your first designer piece? My buy-in luxury brands was the Australian label, Oroton. From the ages of sixteen until eighteen (16-18), I accumulated a vast array of […]

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Whitewashing Hollywood

Hollywood film is a vehicle in which sociocultural context can be examined by the roles, or lack of roles, offered to actors of diverse backgrounds, effectively commenting on the social mores of the day. The representation and roles of cultural groups, such as the ‘blacks’ (including the Negro, Hispanic, Middle Eastern and darker citizenry) within […]

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Is Romance Really Dead?

Between my best friend and I, I was always the realist between us. I distinctly recall us as bright-eyed pre-teens, laying on her bedroom floor speculating about our futures. We spoke excitedly about what our husbands would look like, what shape we dreamt our engagement rings to be and how miraculous and joyous welcoming our […]

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Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb

Somehow in our endeavour to plan the best and timely European adventure, my best friend and I mistakenly attributed too many days of our trip to Zagreb, Croatia. Whilst Zagreb’s scenery and culture differs greatly from others around Croatia, my best friend and I respectfully felt like one day was appropriate to cover the whole […]

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Powerdressing: Corporate Wear

There is only one thing I love more than a man in a good suit, that being, a woman in a good suit. *I guess that probably explains why I admire Meghan Markle so much* Power dressing can be empowering, experimental, professional yet playful and sexy all at once. A power-outfit has the ability to alter […]

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Sydney’s Underrated Shopping Spots

A shared hobby between my mother and I is (and always has been) travelling to all corners of Sydney to find quaint, undiscovered shopping hubs. When our days off would align, there was never a question as to how we would spend the day – a mother, daughter bonding of sorts. Throughout the years, our love […]

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