An Introvert’s Guide to Christmas Parties

The twinkling lights are shining on the front of houses, the trees have been put up and decorated, and carols have once again been added to shopping centre music playlists. That’s right, it’s Christmas time and we all know what that means: party season. For those of us who may err on the side of introversion, the month of December can become an onslaught of … Continue reading An Introvert’s Guide to Christmas Parties

11 Signs It’s Summer in Queensland

Queensland: Australia’s Sunshine State. You would think that living in one of the northern parts of our sunburnt country that I would be used to the heat and rejoice come Summertime. You would be wrong. For someone like me, whose complexion resembles that of a speckled white marble bench top, Summer is definitely not one of my favourite seasons. If you’ve somehow lost track of … Continue reading 11 Signs It’s Summer in Queensland

Homegrown and Hand-Designed

Growing up, Ashleigh Finlay always had an affinity for drawing. Bringing to life the “whacky little creatures” her mind would conjure up became a fun activity she shared between her childhood best friends, Kaya and Matilda. To their surprise the trio saw quite a positive response amongst their peers, so the girls “opened [the] doors to entrepreneurship” and sold the drawings for 20 cents a … Continue reading Homegrown and Hand-Designed

Photoseries: Brisbane Nightscape

During the day Brisbane is a bustling metropolis, full of life and movement… but what happens after the sun sets? I wanted to capture the movement and wonder that my home city offers when things go dark by going on a little night photography adventure. These are my top picks from this night-time shoot! I’m still a bit of a beginner when it comes to … Continue reading Photoseries: Brisbane Nightscape

In Stills: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

In June/July my family and I took a trip to the heart of Australia and we couldn’t leave without visiting Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Here are some photographs from that trip.     We were lucky enough to go and experience walking through Bruce Munro’s art installation The Field of Light. The art piece was made up of over 50,000 frosted glass … Continue reading In Stills: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

The Foodies That Flood Your Feed

Social media has turned us all into an oxymoron; we have slipped into a stupor of laziness while also being far more active than one might think. The act of Instagramming your food has become a spectator sport; each profile a different competitor in the game, vying for the title of “Most Tantalising Image”. On the side lines are the spectators scrolling through their feed … Continue reading The Foodies That Flood Your Feed