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
Ain't it interesting how the more tech we get with our gadgets the more we hanker for the retro charm of the clunk, whir and wind? And following on from apps like 8mm and pixlr. where the vintage sits inside your iphone, now there are gadgets to strap on to your sleek wee iphone beast… Continue reading The iphone rangefinder
I have been a busy bee cleaning, sewing and cooking for this lil' imp's imminent arrival. I will take some photos and show you how its all developing. In between these flurries of activity, I am known for flopping on the couch and trawling baby blogs. It is getting obsessive and I am glad I… Continue reading Eco-baby nuggets
With a burgeoning belly I have indeed been watching my fair share of flicks....For what it is worth, here are a few that I absolutely recommend.... The Horse Boy follows a Mum and Dad, who determined to make a difference for their son's autism, go to Mongolia. It's a heart-string puller throughout, totally beautiful and… Continue reading Square eyes
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!
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….
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
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
Yet another thumbs-up for a film - we are good at doing that!! The Age of Stupid is set in the future around a dude who is looking back at what went wrong. Looking back at the times we are living in today. The dude, the archivist played by Pete Postlethwaite, ruminates on why, when… Continue reading Living in the Age of Stupid
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