Category Archives: Style

Apartment Tour: Relocated to Golden Beach

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After more than a year in the planning, I finally moved to Golden Beach on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.  Time for an apartment tour of my new home.  It’s tiny and the view is to die for.  Come along with me and watch the video. Because the rising sun shines in through my balcony doors I am encouraged to rise early and… Read more »

Hair Dresser? No, thanks.

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Life, huh?  Ever-changing and never boring.  So when I saw my hair last night, I decided on the spot that it was time for a change.  It’s been six months since I last visited a hairdresser, on the Amadeus Silver II (see Cabin Tour – Amadeus Silver II) during the Vegan River Cruise 2015.  She did a great job. Hair just… Read more »

Watch Out 2016!

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wrist watch, bangle, bracelet

It’s the first working day of 2016.  Watch the YouTube video below for a brief greeting.  In the video I also show you an attempt at layering wrist jewellery. A watch might not be enough I love the look of‘s layering in this picture from Instagram.  She’s taken a watch and added a few interesting bracelets.  I’m always up for… Read more »

Vegan Haul: lippy and toothy

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vegan haul

This vegan haul video is to show you some products I’ve bought that I really like. I buy only when I really need to replace something that is used up or is leaving my life for a different reason.  I’ve put as many links as I can find in this article, so watch the video (if you can’t see it,… Read more »

Haul: Karen Millen, Lush, Food for Thought

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What’s this?  Another Haul video?  There’s a good reason for this one – it was requested by one of my subscribers when she heard I had found a Karen Millen garment at a gently-worn sale.  I purchased a couple of clothing items, some lush goodies from Lush and some vegan foods from Food for Thought.  Even a few things from… Read more »

Pack Light for Paris: What you need for three nights

Not much is needed for a three day trip to Paris. I travelled by Eurostar so I could take more but I still pack light.  All you need is a few clothes and toiletries and some good shoes for walking.  Travelling light has many benefits.  Though travelling light, I still like to look smart – especially in Paris.  Part of the fun… Read more »

The Confidence Challenge: Is red lipstick magical?

Do you feel in  need of a confidence pick-me-up?  Feeling a bit sorry for myself because I have a heavy cold, and in need of a boost, today I decided to get up off the sofa and take up the confidence challenge – red lipstick.  The challenge is to wear a bold red lipstick for a whole day when you will… Read more »

Mulberry Bayswater: What’s in my workbag?

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Chocolate leather Mulberry Bayswater handbag or workbag

Work bags can be a bottomless pit holding everything!  I love my Mulberry Bayswater in chocolate.  The leather is gorgeous, it smells good, it’s a beautiful colour and it’s just the right size for me.  It holds a lot of items and is large enough to hold A4 documents.  I try to keep mine slim so come and take a… Read more »

Jewels: sorting with Konmari method

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jewels collected before sorting

Minimalism has a great appeal for me.  Since I have far too much jewellery, it’s time to get it sorted.  Many of the jewels I have were gifts and those are not easy to part with.  There are memories associated with other things – my Dad is no longer with us, but I’ve kept his name badge for many years.  My Nana’s… Read more »