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Monsieur Mayonnaise

June 19, 2016
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I am really looking forward to seeing this film! I don’t know a huge amount about it, but what I did find out is this: It’s the brainchild of Philippe Mora – artist, filmmaker and son to Mirka and George Mora – and seems to scoop up a whole bunch of cloak and dagger resistance rollicking, French icons and beautiful art.  It’s due to premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival and cinema release is some time in August. You can watch…

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Etsy handmade Photography + Art + Design

Winter hats for pompom lovers…

June 15, 2016
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You know, the bigger the pompom, the closer to God*? Right?! I am sure Dolly Parton WOULD have said that, had she discovered a crochet hook before she stumbled upon hairspray… Hooks and hair aside, here’s a bunch of delightful head cosies for those of us who not only have cold ears, but also feel the need to put our best pom forward. Honestly, I can think of nothing better than festooning my head with one of these delightful specimens.…

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Ultra-great frock alert

June 3, 2016
ultra great dress

  I found these ace dresses on Etsy and I like them a lot. Really, nothing beats a dress in the look-put-together department, don’t you think? A nice dress means you just have to whack on some tights and cute shoes and you are good to go. (And undies, of course, if you so choose… I choose.) These frocks are by OffOn and are made in their studio in Lithuania. I’m definitely going to buy one in the very near future.…

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Running away from home?

May 26, 2016
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From top: one : two : three These bloom-festooned weekender mini suitcases are made by Bantamware. They hail from the 60s and are just the best!  I bought one a few years ago as a prop for a book and I still, to this day, feel extra chipper when I clap eyes on it. I kind of wish I had a couple more so I could make a satisfying little stack… You know, talking of stacks, I used to get a bit obsessed…

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Photography + Art + Design Rad People

Budgerigasp! Pete Cromer’s beautiful budgies

May 25, 2016
pete comers budgerigars

When I spotted (genius) Pete Cromer’s sherbet-sprinkled budgies on Instagram I was overcome with pastel pangs. These budgies aren’t the kind to wildly fling seed around your kitchen. They will not wake you with their joyful morning trills. They most certainly don’t need to grind their little beaks against those scratchy ovals of cuttlefish you find on the beach. And they definitely won’t learn and repeat the rude words you utter as you’re trying to lower your eggs into the poaching water without the…

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My friends have their own chocolate bars

May 12, 2016
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  My friends Molly and Michelle have their very own chocolate bars!!! Look at those words. Can you even believe it?! I found out about this marvellous turn of events at the launch of Care Packages last night. The launch party was at a really ace shop called The Boroughs (which, I must say, is brimful of things I want and is run by a gent called Alasdair – a gent I have not seen since I had a cafe…

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Good things in bowls (on Etsy)

May 11, 2016
kitten in bowl

  1. A very pricey-yet-chic bowl with a kitten in it : here 2. Little glass bowls avec succulent : here 3. This swanny one has sewing needs tucked away : here : (More of a planter, really!) 4. And that one has strawberries. Good idea: here 5. These guys have yarn in them: here I am going to go find a bowl with something nice in it now. It might even be spaghetti, if I am lucky.    …

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A thing you might want to be part of: The Olympus Vision Project

May 6, 2016
ingredients green kitchen bali

Around nine and half years ago, when I started blogging, I bought myself an Olympus camera. It was on sale at Officeworks for half price (it was the display model!) and was a huge investment at the time. I figured if I was going to be a proper blogger, I needed a proper camera. I think I was right! I embarked on a photo-taking, post-writing adventure that continues to this day. I bought myself another Olympus camera (a smaller one –…

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Eight wantable things I found on Etsy this afternoon

May 2, 2016
etsy finds

Hello! How are things? I am good. I am cramming in as much craft as possible, between work-y things. This sometimes makes it hard to do bloggy things, but I am making a break for it RIGHT NOW. I’m ignoring the light-box that is begging me to switch it on and transfer some designs from paper to fabric (for embroidering later on.) The truth is, the light is failing and it’s MUCH better to embroider in good, bright day light.…

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Photography + Art + Design Pip-Life

Cloggy McClogface

April 26, 2016
clogs

Let’s talk about toes? In a non-festishy way? (Don’t even get me started on why you should not put photos of your feet on the internet… I have learned some WEIRD lessons about that over the years… Insert eyes-on-stalks emoji.) I mostly have been wearing sneakers and Birks on my feet of late, but it’s getting cooler and I am thinking about CLOGS (and tights and frocks! Oh my!) I love clogs. I love their little wooden hearts and their scoopy,…

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I wood if I could

April 26, 2016
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  No need to wince, grammar lovers. I know that I should have used the word ‘would’ in the header above. Get back. Get back. Needless to say I was taking my wit out for a spin (admittedly crossing dangerously into the vicinity of dad jokes) and it seemed like a good idea at the thyme. I mean time. I meant to do it, is what I mean. These wooden accessories by GravGrav of Istanbul are enough to make anyone a…

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Photography + Art + Design Rad People

Rad People: Sarah-Jane Adams

March 15, 2016
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You know what? It’s really ace to see a style icon that totally middle-fingers the norm. It’s especially great when that someone is 50+  and is not hiding herself or disappearing into the crowd. Often, as we age, we might seek to blend in/norm-out… or perhaps we forget about style and just get on with the other important things in life. It might not be a priority. I get that. That’s cool. That said, I am loving the style shake-up…

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The Bartholomew family do Cuba!

February 12, 2016
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  My friends Hailey, Andrew, Zali and Poppy went to Cuba for Intrepid Travel. Yep. They made a gorgeous film, as they are wonderfully wont to do and it’s going to have you itching to get out in the sunshine, travel, eat delicious things, twirl in colourful dresses and be all joyful and goofy with the people you love the most. I love these guys so much! They are the take-a-big-ace-bite-out-of-life type of people. Pretty much everything they do is…

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Look At Our Wishing Garden!

January 18, 2016
wishing flowers

  I’ve been very busy running The Wishing Flowers workshop at Melbourne’s NGV (National Gallery of Victoria), but I thought I would pop in and show you what we’ve been doing. (Just in case you haven’t seen it on social media yet!) We’re making paper flowers, and planting them in a vertical Wishing Garden, as a kind of homage to Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. When you plant a flower, you make a wish. Every day the wishes and the…

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Photography + Art + Design Pip-Life

Come And Make Wishing Flowers With Me At NGV!

January 15, 2016
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Hello! Tomorrow heralds the start of the NGV Kids Festival – at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV International!) Yay! It’s part of the Andy Warhol + Ai Weiwei exhibition and there are a bunch of cool things for kids and carers/parents to do. My workshop is called The Wishing Flowers. You can make a paper flower with me and then plant it in a special garden installation (while you make a wish!) How fun is that? I’d love to…

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Come To The Perth Writers Festival!

January 14, 2016
pip lincolne craft for the soul 5

  Guess what? I’ve been invited to the Perth Writers Festival! You may or may not know that I lived in WA for five years as a teenager, so I am excited to head back to the ‘big smoke’ of the west to talk about the kinds of things that I most love. (Amongst an amazing bunch of superstar writers that you should DEFINITELY check out!) I’m part of three different sessions and you can book your tickets as of…

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