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Stevenson Overall Co

Stevenson Overall Co is a USA and Japanese workwear brand owned by Zip Stevenson and Atsusuke Tagaya. The company originally existed in the United States in 1920’s and 30’s, however, it was in 2005 that Zip and Atsusuke…

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Guide to Daylesford, Victoria

Daylesford is my absolute favourite country town. Located 115 kilometres North West of Melbourne, it has everything I look for in a weekend escape destination. Quality food, a town nicely situated on a hill overlooking a lake, walking…

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Lake Daylesford

Daylesford is my absolute favourite Australian country town. It has everything I look for in a weekend escape destination with quality food, interesting independent retail and a variety of activities in which to partake; you…

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City break: Melbourne

Stepping off the Sky Bus at Melbourne’s Spencer Street Station, we walked serendipitously passed Kinfolk cafe and decided to stop in for flat white and almond milk turmeric latte. Kinfolk is a buzzy, social enterprise cafe…

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Tasmanian adventure, part two

Our Tasmanian adventures continued—see part one here—with a three hour drive to Pumphouse Point. Last time I was in this area, The Pumphouse was just an idea making its way through the red tape of government bureaucracy….

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Tasmanian adventure, part one

Let me start by saying that this five day trip to Tasmania ranks up there amongst my best ever travel experiences. It comprising so many elements that interest me including design, art and architecture, food, nature and hiking; plus, at both destinations,…

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Four days in Hong Kong; part two

Our Hong Kong adventures continued—see part one here—with an early morning walk through the empty streets of Central and Wan Chai. The streets are so very different without the throngs of people. They look neither better nor…

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Four days in Hong Kong, part one

Hong Kong was actioned packed, comprising four days walking the streets of Central, Sheung Wan and Tia Ping Shan; hiking Hong Kong style along the Dragon’s Back trail; shopping at the Ralph Lauren flagship store; eating…

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VIVID Sydney, 2018

Vivid Sydney is on again with a spectacular light show throughout the city and along the harbour foreshore. To mark Vivid’s 10th anniversary, artist Jonathan Zawada has put his own colourful stamp on the Sydney Opera House. Check out VividSydney for a…

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Tailored sheepskin vest

The last few years have seen 1970’s favourite, sheepskin make its way back into vogue. For anyone who has ever bought a sheepskin vest or jacket, you will know how tricky this can be to…

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Bistro Moncur, Mosman

Bistro Moncur has been a long-time favourite with eastern suburbs diners for the consistency of the cooking and superior service of the floor staff. Expanding to a second location in the newly renovated Buena Vista…

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Star Ferry, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry is one of those rare functional aspects of a city that also becomes an attraction in its own right. Similar to the Sydney Ferry from Circular Quay to Manly, the Star…

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Guide to Canberra

Canberra, Australia’s capital city, is often derided due to its relative blandness and public service sector dominance. However, in recent years, Canberra has been coming of age with urban precincts like Braddon, New Acton and…

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