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One of the side effects of blogging that I didn't anticipate is that I feel like I am never on holidays (even though as I write this I am sitting at a table overlooking the waves of the ocean while my sauv blanc slowly disappears)....

I saw it before I heard it.  The jewel green shirt dazzling me with its brilliant colour and hypnotising me with its emerald silk fluttering in the Sportsgirl breeze.  And then it spoke, “Nicky, Nicky, you need me. Wear me and you will look good...

I’ve been renovating. I was feeling dull, tired, lifeless and in need of inspiration so I did what any self-respecting blogger would do, I renovated my blog! I’ve heard that renovating a house can be stressful, not that I would know, we didn’t live in our...

On a warm summer afternoon, in a central Queensland mining town, Christmas was in the air. You could taste the anticipation. The annual Town Christmas Party was about to begin. With our summer party clothes on the boys were ready and I was excited.  Okay probably...

I’ve moved a lot. Nine moves in the 10 years since I married would you believe? And apparently I’m a digital mogul mover, well at least that’s what my moving profile survey told me.  I don’t know why I’m surprised because that’s how we’ve found...

Complex, dysfunctional family relationships, conflict, guilt, betrayal, lies, regret and tragedy Hannah Richell’s books have it all.  They are ‘sneak into the toilet to read five more pages’ while hubby changes the baby kind of books. Having read Hannah’s first novel Secrets of Tides and loved...

Over the last six or so years it seems my clothes have been shrinking.   Don't laugh that's [caption id="attachment_430" align="alignright" width="225"] Feeling on top of the world after a run[/caption] what it feels like.  My favourite jeans wouldn't do up and my green beaded top wouldn't...

As a girl personal maintenance is never ending.  In order to keep up with mine I had an appointment to keep.  When I arrived I was I was greeted by light gently filtering through copper chiffon curtains, plush tapestry chairs, current magazines and pleasant conversation...

GC switched on sensational weather as 450 bloggers checked in to listen to 30 speakers at 30 sessions for the fourth annual Problogger training event and what a doozy it was. Super stylish QT Hotel hosted bloggers from across Australia and around the world. With three...

In May this year Bauer Media's Madison magazine quietly folded. Grazia and Instyle also joined the magazine graveyard. Yet on September 23, Elle magazine, another Bauer production, will launch in direct competition with long established Marie Claire. So why, why would Bauer,...