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The secret stories of bush plants

August 11, 2014


When I was a child one of my favourite stories was a beautiful little picture book that that told tales of the fairies of the Australian bush.  It was one of my favourites because these flower fairies reflected the plants I saw, smelt and touched on our family’s farm. They weren’t fairies draped in dainty cherry blossoms and […]

Changing the lens: what we can learn from #LeanIn and #Slanegirlsolidarity

February 15, 2014


My weekly post over at Flamingo Pink is all about the exciting news that Getty Images has just launched the “Lean In Collection”, featuring more than 2,500 photos that celebrate the diversity and accomplishments of women everywhere. Women as builders, mothers, business owners, best friends, breadwinners; girls doing science experiments, playing sport and reading books. […]

5 Things to Experience in Dhaka

January 30, 2012


Dhaka is not a place that sits at the top of many tourists’ Must-See lists. Even the Bangladeshis seem to struggle to find nice things to say about their capital. And to set an even bleaker scene, in a 2011 survey Dhaka was ranked as the world’s second worst city in the world to live […]

Yangshuo 阳朔 (Guanxi province)

June 13, 2011


I’m currently staying in the little village of Moon Hill, just outside Yangshuo. Yangshuo is about one hour north of Guilin, the province of Guangxi’s capital. The quaint village of Moon Hill sits about 10 minutes out of Yangshuo. Named for the famous crescent shape etched into the mountain behind the village, it is a […]

Changing China & Shanghai highlights

June 10, 2011


“Stand on the Bund at night and be humbled. Because it’s clear it’s not our century anymore.” – Tom Ford I spent yesterday in the buzzing craziness of Shanghai. It was my first return since visiting in January 2009, and it seems a lot has changed in such a short time! Here are some of […]

Hangzhou 杭州 : West Lake 西湖

May 22, 2011


Today I visited the most beautiful site of one of China’s most beautiful cities (their words not mine, though I do agree!) – West Lake, or in hanzi, 西湖. One of most striking features of Hangzhou is that unlike many Chinese cities – which limit their parks and nature to designated areas – Hangzhou is […]

Pembury Stables: dust, leather, wood and wire

March 6, 2011


The old Pembury stables – dust, leather, wood & wire. See the rest of the set on my Flickr.