Category Archives: Travel

Railway Square Junee
By November 1, 2019

After Griffith, we headed into the final days of our week-long road trip. One of the main reasons for this road trip was to get a better perspective on how the people in drought-affected areas of the Riverina and its environs, were coping. We wanted to invest into these areas in a small way, with


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The old produce store Binalong
By October 25, 2019

While Goulburn isn’t in the Riverina region, we made it the first stop in our weeklong road trip (see ‘Our Road Trip’ blog from last week). From the outset of this road trip we noticed a strong camaraderie, a sense of humour and a ‘can do’ attitude between the locals. Our last stop in Goulburn


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By October 18, 2019

Mid-last week Graeme and I set out on a week-long road trip around the Riverina region of NSW. One of the main reasons for this road trip was to support the rural communities who are doing it tough as a result of the drought. Graeme travels A LOT both nationally and internationally, so the idea


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Alt="Hotel Relais Christine Paris"
By August 9, 2019

When you think of Paris, what springs to mind? Shopping? Sight-seeing? Sitting in a café watching the world go by? The truth is, Paris has a way of drawing you in and inviting you to explore. To help get you started in the City of Lights, let’s hear it from a local: Architect Laura Gonzalez –


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Alt="Experience laduree paris"
By July 19, 2019

Paris adventures are always high on my list whenever I’m in France. I’ve been in Paris a number of times now and still find there’s plenty happening and lots of things to see and experience. And of course, being an interior designer, I’m always particularly interested in the architecture and interior design and Paris never,


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By June 28, 2019

Yes, I know we are in the middle of winter in the southern hemisphere, but I have a daughter who’s currently living in London, so I’m interested in how the English do summer – not to mention her adventures in and around this fascinating city. This week she sent me a Vogue UK article featuring


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By June 14, 2019

Paris in January is very cold, believe me, I’ve been there! But despite the big freeze outdoors, it’s still a wonderful place to be! I had the privilege of attending Maison & Objet last year and had a wonderful time (to say the least!). This is a huge interiors trade show held twice a year


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By May 31, 2019

During our six-week trip to the UK and Europe in 2018, we spent a few days in Vienna, which we had spent some time in a few years previously (but more on that later). Vienna is a classically beautiful city, famous for cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cosy wine taverns, and more besides. As


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By February 15, 2019

It is an undisputed fact that interior design trends are almost always preceded by fashion industry trends. So, here’s the very latest from Pantone: Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Colour Institute, this season’s report features the top 12 stand-out colours and current takes on the four classic neutrals we can expect to


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By February 8, 2019

A new crop of Parisian florists is making waves all the way over to American shores. Ever in pursuit of aesthetics and a sense of meaning, they’ve pioneered a new kind of French art de vivre. Within this current, known overseas as the Slow Flower movement, anything goes in terms of style. In France, and


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