Retro Delights

Chairs, Collections, Design, Furniture, Home Decor, Industrial, Mid-Century, Photographs, Shops

New Work Digs – a bit of a distraction?

After spending the last five years working from home, I decided it was time to mix things up and look for a new environment to work from. Ok that is not totally true… if I am to be 100% honest here, my main motivations to work away from home were: + I was starting to feel a bit trapped within the walls of my house + I was needing a clearly defined separation between my work, study and home life + The days would roll by, weekends would come and go, and I started to feel like I was  ...

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Advertising, Brands, Industrial, Lifestyle, Photographs, TV Classics

A blissful life in Adelaide

 Life in Adelaide in the 1960s! A short film made by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1966 and directed by James Jeffrey. This is a brilliant snapshot of what things were like around Adelaide at this time. See local landmarks including King William St, North Tce, the hills and beaches, fashion, dining, shopping, gorgeous architecture, and even the The Popeye on the Torrens! Toodle-pip,

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Home Decor, Our Retro Abode, Photographs, Renovation, Restoration

I’m doing the retro twist…

April Issue of Inside Out Magazine 2013 Seriously, Denis and I are over the moon. I ducked over to our corner deli early this morning and the latest hot of the press Inside Out Magazine was sitting there looking all bright and colourful saying here I am, I’m over here… ‘Quick, DENIS IT IS HERE’… I waited for him to come and join me as we both sat in our lounge so excited about this moment. We have patiently waited for this very day since the whole process began  ...

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Photographs, Travel

The Invitation

Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia I was a different person a week ago. I returned yesterday from a 7 day trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia. What an experience on so many levels (internally and externally)… I describe it as feeling whole again. I now have a new toolbox to make changes in my life for the greater good. A new journey awaits. I have many photos and stories from our adventure, but firstly I wanted to share this poem with you. We stayed at Hariharalaya Yoga and Meditation  ...

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Photographs, Vehicles

Our Train Journey

To celebrate Denis’ special Birthday we have decided to take a train journey to Melbourne this weekend. We both really love train travel, and find it to be so relaxing. It must be the motion, noise and time out to just sit back and watch the world pass by! You could say passenger trains are an old school / retro form of travel. My parents went on a train journey to Melbourne for their honeymoon back in the 1960s. I think the trains have somewhat been updated since this picture was  ...

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