Showcasing Joy Isaacs from ARgENTUM

Since I started this blog I have been introduced and interviewed lots of entrepreneurial people, mostly women, who have set up and created businesses to showcase their creative side, and offer them a flexibility that the corporate world couldn’t. Todays interview however, is a step in a whole new direction for me and I am beyond excited to be sharing …

Showcasing Alex Black

One of the things I love about being an expat is the diverse group of people you meet along your journey. Sometimes you wonder how you could have ever not met some people, and their impact can be quite profound. This normally happens to me when I come across people who I have made a major life career change, or those who …

“be lovely. be stunning. b.yu”

Last week I was lucky enough to attend Hong Kong Fashion week as a guest of fashion designer, Ben Yung. It is the second largest fashion event held in Asia, showcasing over 1,500 exhibits with their fall/winter ranges. I was very excited to watch the parades and see how beautifully curated Ben’s show was, his use of black and gold …

Interview with Christina Matula-Hakli

Living in Asia, we are exposed to an array of traditions and beliefs, which many of us (expats) have never heard of before. I really enjoy being able to embrace a new festival, but I don’t always fully understand the meanings behind them. Luckily Christina Matula-Hakli felt the same way, and has published a book called ‘Shadow in the Moon’. …

Chatting with Rebecca from la de dah kids

There are beanies, blankets, bean bag, bears and so many more beautiful things on la de dah kids. It’s one of those websites that you keep saying ‘oh and that’!! Today I’m chatting with Rebecca who launched la de dah kids after she had her boys, and was looking for beautiful cotton based toys. All the products are handmade, ethically in …

Interview with Gaye Lincoln

Gaye Lincoln is a Brisbane based artist whose work was recently introduced to me.  She creates striking mixed media works. ‘I love working with found objects/ ephemera such as old recipes, paper and wax. The recipes were largely sourced from my grandmother’s recipe tin. The watercolours give the work a fragile nature and wax is a symbol of preserving the past’. …