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Category Archive: Out and about in Sydney

Out and about in Sydney: Sydney Design

If you love design and happen to be in Sydney between the 3rd and 18th of August, you might like to book yourself in for some of the excellent talks, tours and workshops lined up for this year’s Sydney Design. Now in its 16th year, more than 75 events across the city will explore the […]

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A wee birdy week, in pictures

According to Instagram, my week looked like this… I made a last-minute makeshift Halloween costume for my 20 month-old toddler. We already had a lion’s hat from IKEA, so I crafted a matching mane/bib out of three different squares of felt. I traced around a mug to make the neckline, and then I used scissors […]

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A wee birdy week – in pictures

According to Instagram, this is what the last week or so in my life looked like. We went back to Cockatoo Island in Sydney today to see the rest of the Biennale of Sydney. It finishes next week so make sure you catch it before it goes. It was a glorious day on Sydney Harbour, […]

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Etsy Success Sydney Competition: Winners announced

I’m delighted to announce that the two winners of the Etsy Success Sydney competition are Claire Wright and Emma Lee. Congratulations – you’ve each won a double pass to Etsy Success Sydney valued at $200.  I will be in contact with you by email. p.s. the Sydney Opera House (above) and the Museum of Contemporary […]

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Birdy pick of the week: Owl Know How

Exciting times in Sydney and London this week, birdies. While Jubilee preparations reach fever-pitch in London, Sydney’s most iconic buildings are currently ablaze with colour for Vivid, the annual festival of light, music and ideas. Ranked in the Top Ten global ideas festivals by the Guardian, this year’s Vivid Sydney features an excellent line-up of […]

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Out and about in Sydney: Christmas lights

I really wish I lived on a street that went nuts with their Christmas lights. In fact, that just might have to be my number one criteria for future homes. We drove over to Second Street in Ashbury on Saturday night to watch them switch on the lights. Look at the amazing scenes that greeted […]

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