Monday, March 24, 2014

Tennis on Sundays

Dress - Forever New
Sunglasses - Juicy Couture
Shoes - I Love Billy
Brooch - vintage, gift from GracefullyVintage
I'm not at all good at tennis - but I still enjoy playing! I hadn't played tennis since I was a child but this year one of my resolutions was to be more athletic so I have decided to take up tennis again, just for fun. When I bought this dress a few weeks ago my dear friend Kayla surprised me with this beautiful vintage brooch that she insisted I have to go with this dress! Isn't it just perfect?

Friday, March 21, 2014

Turning 23

In early February (a long time ago now!) I turned twenty three. I didn't blog about it at the time because I feel a bit funny about getting older, because right now I'm having one of those moments where I don't know where I'm going or what I will do when I get there. I did however have a wonderful Birthday, with three different cheese cakes - strawberry, lemon and French vanilla!

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Fountain

Dress - Trashy Diva
Shoes - I Love Billy
Sunglasses - Asos
I have walked past this odd stone structure many times in the city botanic gardens without a clue as to what it actually was, and today on closer inspection I discovered that it is actually a 19th century drinking fountain! Built in the 1860s it functioned as a drinking fountain until 1930 and while it no longer has running water, I think it's rather beautiful.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Bush Walk

Dress - Hell Bunny
Shoes - I Love Billy
Parasol - Ebay
I love going for walks in the bush. When I first came to Australia many years ago now, I never thought I'd grow fond of the Australian landscape and at the time I found it to be quite harsh and sinister even. Nowadays I still find it to be the very same, but it has grown on me and I can appreciate the novelty of how different it is from the European landscape.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Shades of Van Gogh

Van Gogh did a series of paintings of sunflowers where he depicted the flowers in different stages of their life, from full bloom until they withered away. It is easy to see how these magnetic flowers inspired him, for even a week after having bought this bouquet for our dinner table the flowers still remain magnificent, albeit slightly wilted!

Monday, March 3, 2014

Pancake Day!

The beginning of March marked the end of Pancake Week, and so we saw it as a fitting excuse to indulge in some delicious pancakes and vanilla shakes!