Flora and Fauna, Our planet, Videos

Watch: Beyond Kew Gardens

Back when I lived in London, I remember skulking around Kew Gardens on one cool autumn day. It was a  lovely park and a lovely day. I never went back though. Strange really as I went past it on the District Line to Richmond countless, countless times. This series of videos takes you behind the… Continue reading Watch: Beyond Kew Gardens

The Big Shwop, thumbs up, Wellington

Two thumbs up to Arobake!

The fantastic Max and his team are happily providing fantastically  fresh baked goodies for all shwoppers  to enjoy  at The Big Shwop - Wellington tomorrow. Yay! If you don't know the joys of Arobake, than get yourself down to the kind cats on Aro Street now. Its their 20th birthday this year, which tells you… Continue reading Two thumbs up to Arobake!

Our planet, philosophy, thumbs up, Wellington

Trilogy skincare, the jungle, and you….

Wellington shwoppers are going to be totally treated this Saturday. We are all so excited about it!  There is so much in store for you all.  Obviously there will be fine fresh clothes to be had by all the shwoppers. That is after all what The Big Shwop is all about -  providing us all… Continue reading Trilogy skincare, the jungle, and you….

Auckland, The Big Shwop, thumbs up

Organic Sauvignon for MOMO launching at The Big Shwop – Auckland

Just three days to go and yes ladies, The Big Shwop - Auckland just keeps getting better and better! Not registered yet for the hottest eco-fashion event of the year? Get on over here and do so now! The 2009 MOMO Sauvignon Blanc will be officially released at The Big Shwop - Auckland. MOMO has… Continue reading Organic Sauvignon for MOMO launching at The Big Shwop – Auckland

Auckland, thumbs up

two thumbs up: trilogy skincare

Toot toot! Just six days to go till The Big Shwop - Auckland. Exciting! Don't forget to register online at http://www.thebigshwop.co.nz to guarantee a spot. The Big Shwop  is not only about divine clothes, but also super styley sustainability. We've got some spectacular goodies lined up to help create a really enjoyable eco-fashion day on… Continue reading two thumbs up: trilogy skincare

films, philosophy, ramblings

Hand made revolution

On Monday I went along and checked out the documentary, The Handmade Nation, showing at the Paramount. The documentary showed crafters from around America talking about their craft, how they got into it, their philosophy behind it etc.  They showed a bookbinder, glass bead maker, people who handprinted cool music posters, embroiderers, sewers, knitters and… Continue reading Hand made revolution