For the past four years, I’ve had an annual visit to my friend Emma’s in Featherston for a weekend of fun, food, junk-shopping and Nana-ish great times…we did it earlier than usual this year and it was entirely great. We stopped in at cafes (Cuckoo, The French Bakery and Trocadero), many lovely shops, one pub … Continue reading Autumnal rambles around the Wairarapa
(Because I can no longer buy fabulous coloured Roman Sandals due to the sad closure of the Douglas Sandals factory in Auckland, I buy black ones when I see them about and customise them. These ones I painted with silver glitter nailpolish for that ‘night sky on your feet’ feeling…) A week and a … Continue reading Hullo, you fullas.
I am op-shopping less lately due to both budgetary constraints and a desire not to fill the house with more stuff, so I haven’t been photographing mattress textiles as much, however recently the mattresses came to me, as some neighbours moved out and left two on their front verge. (Where they then stayed for some … Continue reading abandoned mattresses
A great thing about a fan club having just two members, is that it is easy to convene. (I think this is also why I am in a writing group of just three people.) Emma was in town on Sunday, so The Dahlia Fan Club took a stroll to the Victoria Esplanade to seek out … Continue reading The Dahlia Fan Club takes a field trip…