A Designing Woman: Gemma Bricknell

A Designing Woman: Gemma Bricknell

Today we are visiting Western Australia to meet with the very creative designer Gemma Bricknall.  Gemma hails from South Africa but has bought her considerable talents all the way to Australia  Gemma congratulations on your new mini range - what has inspired this?  Thank you! I have been working with private clients for a few years and have always wanted to create ranges that are completely my Continue reading

Postcard from the Blue Mountains

Postcard from the Blue Mountains

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This is a 2nd revisit to The Blue Mountains that suffered horrific fires during October 2013.  AUGUST 2012: This month we welcome back Adriana from the New South Wales Blue Mountains. Adriana has been a Photographer of the Month for us before. This time she has gotten all creative and is sharing a little of her region's delights through Postcards from the Blue Mountains. Quite often Continue reading

You are braver…

You are braver…

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As the end of the year draws near we find ourselves busy with preparations for seasonal celebrations. We hang decorations and plan meals. We gather gifts and organise activities. We might be travelling away from home or welcoming guests into our home. In short we are busy busy busy. (the beautiful mask above and on the front page is from Venice Italy and hangs on the wall of @Cutenclevercook Continue reading

Speaking from the heart.

Speaking from the heart.

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Lastly but not leastly this for this years 'Men's Week, I am delighted to share this article. It arrived out of the blue, so to speak and I was moved by the motivation that seems to have caused the writing. This man is Speaking from the heart. 'Hi, my name is Greg  and I just wanted to briefly share a couple of life experiences that have had an impact on my life. One of the major impacts on Continue reading

Daniel got out of his world…

Daniel got out of his world…

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Are you feeling low, like life is tough and you are all out of motivation and inspiration? Let me introduce you to Daniel... 'I am pleased Jane asked me to write this piece, but also I admit somewhat daunted, this is certainly not the kind of post I normally write or the normal group I write for, I'm a geek and a man so writing about myself isn't something I'm skilled at, hopefully you all Continue reading