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Local Genius: Ashley Ronning

August 23, 2015
Ashley Ronning

Main image: Go Away Rosemary Haters by Ashley Ronning Hello peaches! You know, sometimes something catches your eye in the suggested items on Etsy and your eyes sort of bug out of your head. And then you think, ‘maybe that’s just showing the only good things they have?’ (Kind of like when they put the best bits in a movie trailer.) So you click over to see what the full story is, and you get excited because everything is super ace…

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Be A Penpal To A Child In Detention

August 19, 2015
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  It feels REALLY BAD to type part of that title. Does reading it hurt you? Ugh. How is it possible that our country’s government condones keeping children (and others) in detention? It’s just one heart-breaking element of their general attitude towards asylum seekers. How on earth did we get here? Who are these people purporting to speak for us all? Where is their humanity in these decisions? It’s hard to know what to do, right? Here’s MORE than one thing you CAN…

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Eat Listen/Watch/Read Photography + Art + Design Rad People

Ten Things I Loved This Week

August 9, 2015
Dont Be A Dick Club

Here are some things I loved this week. I hope you love them too. Or at least some of them. One even? Have a look and see… The Don’t Be A Dick Club More here. So good! (For the record I think EVERYONE is a dick at least a tiny bit of the time! We are human!)     A DIY Macrame Chair Over at Mollie Makes… So clever!     I’m speaking at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival! Grab a…

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Etsy handmade Photography + Art + Design Rad People

Dinara Mirtalipova (& the Etsy Design Awards!)

June 24, 2015

I am a bit in love with Dinara Mirtalipova’s Etsy shop. I found her via Flow Magazine’s French Facebook page (which sounds super convoluted, but what can you do?!) and I’m really loving everything that I see. Perhaps you will like her work too? She’s an Uzbek lady, based in the US. Tea towels, illustration and cooking are her business. Here she talks about how important cooking with kids really is:   “I once was a super busy mom who worked…

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