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Volvo Blogger Drive

October 28, 2015
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After my recent trip up to Kalbarri I decided another little WA road trip was in order and what better way to see what our beautiful State has to offer than in style and comfort with the Volvo V40! Thanks to Barbagallo Volvo I was fortunate enough to road test the V40 for the Volvo Blogger Drive and it was an absolute dream – needless to say there were many tears when I handed it back! Now I am no…

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Discover #TheDale

September 8, 2015
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If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed some beautiful scenery shots with the #TheDale, a lot of people asked about these locations and now I can finally reveal them. Last weekend a group of photographers and bloggers were invited by Jarrad Seng and the City of Armadale to discover #TheDale from a different perspective. Living North of the River I had never really ventured into the City of Armadale – except to visit Araluen Botanical Park. I loved the…

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Western Australia

June 8, 2015
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Last week was particularly stressful, so it was very welcoming to revisit my WA Day long weekend road trip and put this blog post together. After eight years living in Perth you would expect that I would have seen much of Western Australia, but sadly being a foreigner means that most of my annual leave goes to visiting my family and friends around the world – very hard done-by, I know – and leaves little time to discover this wonderful…

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Dear New York

August 11, 2014
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Dear New York you stole my heart and I want it back! New York was everything everyone had told me it would be and more. Coming home and going through “the camera roll”  I realised how few photos I actually took of The City. Looking back I was probably so immersed and mesmerised by all that this incredible place had to offer, I simply chose to experience the moment rather than capturing it. And let’s be honest a photo never does “the…

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Garments Vintage Berlin

July 29, 2013
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I discovered Garments Vintage in Berlin thanks to a vintage boutique guide created by Jessica Stein from Tuula, and if a blogger of that calibre makes mention of a boutique without being endorsed by it, you know it has to be good! And so Garments Vintage did not disappoint at all, tucked away on Stargarder Straße 12 amongst bustling little cafes and independent stores this secondhand designer and vintage store is another beautifully merchandised and edited one I can add to…

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Dessi Vintage Florence

July 25, 2013
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I discovered Desii Vintage whilst walking down Florence’s cobbled streets, the black and white Céline luggage tote – that I am still lusting for even though some might think it’s so passé – in the window was what initially caught my eye and so I went in to explore what other incredible troves I could find. Desii specialises in second hand and vintage designer pieces, their collection is truly bountiful, diverse and in pristine condition. I marvelled at their Céline Trapeze, vintage Hermes Kelly, crystal encrusted Prada shoes,…

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Boutique Nadine Florence

July 20, 2013
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Boutique Nadine in Florence, is simply me in a store. Not only do we share a name, but Boutique Nadine is a little gem that specialises in carefully selected vintage pieces as well as supporting and housing designs and jewellery from local emerging designers – two of my great loves. With two locations; one at Lungarno Acciaiuoli 22r which focuses more on clothing and accessories, and runs along the gorgeous Arnaud River (which is where I took these photographs) and another on Via…

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