Over the last few weeks I have found myself in and out of hospital with the doctors sending me home a little unsure as to what was actually wrong with me. From what started as a little bit of swelling around my eyes turned in to an epic swollen face and a killer sore throat that … Continue reading What is inspiring you this week?
Spring is finally here, see you later Winter!!! Well…it hasn't exactly been a great first week…lying on the lounge for most of it sick!! But, it has 'forced' me to spend a lot of time watching movies, browsing through the Internet, and feeling inspired ("…and only 10% jealous") of all the spring themed photos flooding … Continue reading “Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.”
What fashion accessories do you remember from your childhood? As a 90s kid, the things that seem to stand out to me the most is a mixture of butterfly clips and the 'super cool' neck chokers. The 90s portrayed a mixed-matched era where just about anything went. It was a time when the Spice Girls were … Continue reading Throw Back: The 90s!
Over the last couple of years we have seen Newcastle flourish with endless coffee shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Below are my top 5 places I have been loving this week. Although I am always trying to get to places I haven't been too, I must admit this week I have been some what biased … Continue reading My top picks this week!
Inspiration: “An idea or action resulting from such a state”, “divine guidance or influence exerted directly on a human mind or soul”. For me, to be inspired means to feel creative, and to get excited about the prospects of the near future. Inspiration can stem from multiple sources. From another human being, from a story, … Continue reading What is inspiring you this week?
Travelling through Vietnam and Laos was definitely an incredible experience that I would recommend to everyone to visit at least once in their life. It is a culture totally different from our own, and place with so much colour and adventure, and a place where you can truly appreciate what you have. I really didn't … Continue reading Insider Guide: Vietnam
Besides a three day stop in Thailand I was yet to explore any of South East Asia, so I was super excited when my two best friends and I decided on Vietnam and Laos as our next travel destination. Vietnam/Laos involved a lot of crossing chaotic roads without looking, bike riding, scooter riding (sorry parents), Pho Bo, … Continue reading Picture Highlights – Vietnam.
The cold season has hit, and I have already noticed 5 essential items I have been wearing over and over again. Unlike Summer, Winter, unfortunately, is a bit harder to avoid becoming an outfit repeater. The cold weather can often leave us forgetting about fashion, and instead grabbing our go to warm jacket each time. … Continue reading Winter Essentials
I am about to start my final assignment of the semester, so of course procrastination is currently on overdrive, especially considering it is not due until Friday! Instead of going to the Uni Hub I decided to stay at home today and do my assignment here. However, after a long walk along the Newcastle beaches … Continue reading Procrastination at its best…
Another semester is ALMOST done and dusted. Two whole months off!! (Getting an adult job next year could take some adjusting…but that's not for a whole year away). Here are some things I am looking forward to doing (or trying to do) during the break>>> 1. Take a trip to South East Asia! Yay! Super … Continue reading Things to look forward to :)
Ok, well, not all of these are entirely essential, but I have been kind of dependant on them for the last week or so>> Sudocream- if u suffer from eczema this stuff is a God send. Green tea- because its cold and as much as i love coffee, it is a lighter and cheaper alternative. … Continue reading 5 essential things in my life right now!
This weekend just gone I made a trip down to Sydney to watch the theatre production, Les Misérables. I am now starting to accumulate a decent amount of musicals I have seen so far, and I have to admit I think the most recent is the best one yet! Watching the movie before hand was … Continue reading ‘I Dreamed a Dream…’
The servere weather in the Hunter Region and along the East Coast of NSW these last few days has left our city feeling a little worst for wear. Endless fallen trees, flood waters, homes destroyed, lives lost, and thousands left without electricity. On Tuesday, schools, work places, Universities and public transport was cancelled and everyone … Continue reading Rainy Days.
This week I have been commuting down to Sydney for the 20th annual Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. This was my second year volunteering with the event company, Mirodoor, and this year proved to be so much better than the last. I was lucky enough to see 4 different shows throughout the week, as well as help … Continue reading Fashion Week Australia.
Storage is one thing that is lacking in my house, especially in my bedroom. I have a pretty small room with no wardrobe, so figuring out where to put all my stuff has been a bit of a challenge. When I first moved in I bought the first and cheapest clothes rack I could find, … Continue reading DIY Wardrobe.
At 19 years old I caught a one way to ticket to London with my two best friends. We had booked two weeks accommodation in London at the Generator Hostel, and were hoping to find a place to live and get a job within that time. We couldn't be more wrong! Two weeks turned into four … Continue reading 5 Things To Do In – London
23 thoughts I've had at 23. 1. Thank God I'm only 23, I have heaps of time to figure out what I want to do. 2. OMG I'm 25 next year I'm practically 30! 3. Yep, next week, I will start to cook proper food for myself. 4. I am so broke. 5. *As I click Confirm … Continue reading 23.
I have just come home from work, and although the sun is currently blinding me on the lounge, it has for the most part been a pretty miserable day. The rainy weather has not only reminded me that Summer is no longer here, but that Winter is coming, which means I have no clothes and … Continue reading Winter Is Coming.
So this week I had a go at writing my very first review. I was pretty excited when I found out this was a uni assignment because I've been wanting to include them in my blog for some time now. However, it turned out a lot harder than I first anticipated and I think a … Continue reading Film Review: Focus
As a student studying the media I often think about the effects the media is having on our society and on us individually. Jobs in print media are becoming increasingly scarce, with many people turning to online outlets. However, these online outlets and the Internet has changed the way the media influences our society, and it … Continue reading The Media Effect.
It really is the small things in life that often result in the biggest rewards! Recently my house mates and I came home to this >>> At first we were a little confused about how it got there and by who, but we soon discovered this super cute note >>> And over the next few … Continue reading East End Community!
My definition of a 'pamper day': A day in which a girl dedicates just for her. A day when she can forget work, boys, dramas, money and responsibilities. A day when she can indulge a bit of time into herself. A day when all the important things of being woman can be ticked off the … Continue reading Pamper Day <3
I always find myself dreaming of my next travel destination, especially if I have just come back from somewhere, the post travel depression usually hits me pretty hard. Currently, my plans look to be pointing towards South East Asia, Vietnam and Cambodia are sounding pretty good, with my two best friends! The plan is to … Continue reading Where to next ??
New York City has been one of my most favourite cities visited so far. Not at all overrated, New York has definitely earned it's name of 'the city that never sleeps'. Day or night, New York City showcases a picturesque landscape of big buildings, bright lights and endless opportunities! Here are my top 5 things … Continue reading 5 Things to do in – New York City!
These are a few things I am currently obsessing about . . . this week >>> 1. This necklace: Absolutely loving this necklace I found when I was in Melbourne last week. The best stuff is always found hidden away in cute little boutiques! 2. This top: I bought this top from Scout (by Abicus) … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things . . .
This week I ventured down to Melbourne with some family for a girls Tennis trip. After a not so great start - loosing my phone after leaving it on the plane - we jumped into a taxi and were on our way to the city, staying at Southbank! Having only been to Melbourne when I … Continue reading Melbourne.
Last Saturday I attended my cousins wedding at the Green Cathedral in Pacific Palms, about 2 hours drive from Newcastle. An amazing venue set on the lake and surrounded by a tropical forrest, the atmosphere portrayed a laid-back, Balinese feel <3 Below are all the details about my outfit + some happy family snaps from … Continue reading What I Wore.
I have to admit I was very unorganised leading up to my trip to South Africa. I pretty much just paid what money I had to, jumped on a plane and arrived at Johannesburg airport ready to meet my group leader. I did little to no research on South Africa or any of the cities … Continue reading This Is Africa.
Volunteering abroad. Have you thought about it? Considered it? Has it ever crossed your mind? If so I suggest you jump it up straight to the top of your 'must do in my life time' list or what most of us call it a bucket list. Currently jet lagged and sleep deprived I have just … Continue reading ISV
So today is the day! I am jet setting off to South Africa for the next four weeks. I am so excited, but like always I have left the packing right up until the last minute! What does one pack for South Africa? Well . . . I have no idea! We will be volunteering … Continue reading Packing For The Plane.
Here are a few things I am currently obsessing about…this week! 1. This drink: Healthy, delicious and nutritious! Plus you get to keep the jar! 2. This walk: There is a great walking path along the Newcastle beach coast line. I love walking from my place at Newcastle East to Merewether with my iPod … Continue reading These are few of my favourite things…
Uni is officially out for the year, and what better way to celebrate then with my two best friends for a nice lunch at the Hunter Valley Vineyards! After a few wrong turns we finally managed to make our way to Emerson's cafe, located at the Adina vineyard on Lovedale Road. The food was amazing … Continue reading Hunter Valley
This week at Zaara St we opted for a Greek themed dinner night. Gyros, lamb, greek salad, mythos (greek beer) and sticky date pudding. OK so the pudding isn't traditionally greek but it taste amazing all the same :) Xxx.
Weddings are the best kind of parties. They are the perfect excuse to buy a brand new outfit, there is free food, free drinks, endless dancing and everyone is always in the happiest mood :) Friday's wedding festivities took place at Mindaribba House at the Hunter Valley Vineyards where my cousin Jess and, her now … Continue reading Wedding Bliss
I am about to commence my final week of Uni for the year (I still have one more year to go), and the final week is always a mad rush to the finish line. I am fortunate enough not to have any exams in my degree, but the last week always remains a frantic struggle, … Continue reading Inside Uni tips!
16 things you may or may not know about me:1. I love to travel.2. Up until the age of 21 I didn't drink wine or coffee . . . now I can't imagine my life without either of them.3. I have an agent.That sounds more impressive than it actually is, trust me. Although, for the … Continue reading 16 Fun Facts :)
This week I went and saw Gone Girl at the cinemas. Having already read the book, I was so excited that a movie had been made and I couldn't wait to see it. I love going to the cinemas, but don't get around to going that often (I think the last movie I saw was … Continue reading When Books Come To Life!
This is a question I get asked a lot, from as young as I can remember there were always people asking me what it is I want to do when I grow up.At the age of five it is more of a question the adults like to ask to see what humorous response they might … Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
Here are a few things I am currently obsessing about . . . this week!1. This day bed: If I am not at the beach this summer this is where you will find! It is a great spot to just chill out and watch the world go by :) 2. These doughnuts:If you haven't tried a Doughhead … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things . . .
Finally settled in to my new place. Living in town and close to the beach - Summer can not come quick enough!Xxx.
Galeries Lafayette- rooftop view.Paris is one of my favourite Cities. I have travelled there twice now, and although I loved it the first time, I loved it even more the second time!The second time I was less concerned about ticking off a mental check list of all the must-go-to tourist attractions, and more focused on … Continue reading 5 Things To Do In – Paris.
Next weekend I am so excited to be moving in town closer to the beach <3 Saving money and being at home has been great, but it is hard to compete with the beach practically at my door step during the Australian summer months. And with the beginning of Spring well underway I think now … Continue reading Summer Essentials.
In light of the recent VMA's and the Emmy's last week I thought I would put together some of my favourite red carpet looks this year!Xxx.
There are hundreds and thousands of blogs out there circulating the internet ATM, covering every topic and category imaginable from high end fashion to moustair, a blog dedicated to photoshopping faces to moustaches (yep this is actually a thing and a disturbing thing at that :/ ).Personally, some of my favourite blogs are usually based … Continue reading 6 Blogs You Should Follow < 3
The last 12 months have seen Newcastle cafes and coffee shops flourish, and the quirkier the better! Every street corner, every side street, main road and back street, you are bound to find a cafe. It has become an epidemic and the people of Newcastle are eating (or drinking) it right up. The older the … Continue reading Coffee Epidemic!
San Sebastian was one of my favourite places when I was travelling Europe. Besides my accommodation, which turned out to be more of a communal pot house rather than a hostel, San Sebastian was amazing.Set on the coast in the Basque area of Spain, San Sebastian portrays a laid back beach lifestyle enriched with amazing … Continue reading 5 Things to do in- San Sebastian.
Ios, Greece.Working in a secure 9-5 job seems inevitable to most. The idea of becoming a famous celebrity actress is so far from reality it is more often than not laughable. Travelling the world. . . for a living? Yeah, right, good luck with that! Becoming a musician? Starting your own fashion line? Aspiring to … Continue reading A little inspiration for your day :)
My 23 year young celebrations . . . Breakfast AttireJacket- GlueJeans- TopshopTop- The IconicInfinity RingVases- UrbanOutfittersPerfume- Yves Saint LaurentChampagneCocktails with the GirlsDress- The IconicNecklace- Hamsa Hand SymbolRed Baron Berlin Bar- King St, Newcastle EastSunday LunchTop- The IconicJeans- The IconicShoes- TopshopThe Lakehouse Cafe- Murray's BeachWatch- Thomas SaboXxx.
Here are a few things I am currently obsessing about...this week!1. This Nail PolishThis week my nails are white! I think white is a great colour because it is bright enough to contrast all the dark winter clothing, plus it goes with everything so it won't restrict you in adding any other accessories. 2.This TV seriesLet's … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things…