Woman out of uniform.



  • Still Getting Dressed in the Dark

    Still Getting Dressed Dark

    There's a distinctive theme injecting this post, which makes me all-shades-of-green happy.I continue my very public love affair with green and I'm pretty sure... Read more

    Posted on 13 August 2016 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Next Gen


    Stumbled across a blog I used to read long ago before I decided to get my shit together and ditched blogging.Sister Wolf always gives me a giggle with an "oh I... Read more

    Posted on 24 October 2015 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Baby You're the Best

    Baby You're Best

    Look at #2 Son looking all flash and cool for his Year 12 formal.We all know how many hundreds of dollars parents lay out for their daughters to look special... Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • No I Don't Have a Gun

    Don't Have

    "Smile love, it might never 'appen."I've been looking like a stony-faced bitch lately.It's a new-ish look, one I'm cultivating against my will. Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Polyester Girl

    Polyester Girl

    I've always been drawn to the wild, psychedelic prints and saturated colours of clothes of the late 60s and 70s, so it seemed natural to collect the polyester... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • It's So Easy ... Sometimes

    It's Easy Sometimes

    Wonderful, drenching rain means tea, crusty old movies, hot scones and sewing.Thankfully we've had plenty of it all here so I'm feeling rather smug and happy.An... Read more

    Posted on 25 August 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Dime a Dozen

    Dime Dozen

    I've been in a style funk for a couple of months now. In limbo for this long, my it's no fun.Then our local Vinnies and Salvos recently shut up shop for a coupl... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Why Yes I Did Cut My Own Hair!


    I can't even admit to having pondered over cutting my fringe.It was more of a reflex action when I decided my crooked hair could do with a tidy up.Oh dear.But... Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • There's A Hole in My Bucket

    There's Hole Bucket

    The title says it all.Except the bucket has so many holes, there's just a handle left.Last week, Number One Son stepped in and swept Bella and I off for some... Read more

    Posted on 08 August 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Un-Package Holidays

    Un-Package Holidays

    The best things in life aren't always free.Usually they're just really cheap.Like our spur-of-the-moment holiday.I can't even begin to explain how much we neede... Read more

    Posted on 16 July 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • There's Something Horrible in the Fridge

    There's Something Horrible Fridge

    Hello kids!Are we awake then?Good, because we've been a tad run off our feet lately so the pics are gonna appear snappy-like.Luckily these were all taken away... Read more

    Posted on 07 July 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Dressing Blind

    Dressing Blind

    You're forgiven for thinking I've been sewing in the dark, or at least choosing my colours while blindfolded.In the case of this little number, surprisingly... Read more

    Posted on 30 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Get A Different Disease

    Different Disease

    I nearly caused an accident today.Well, maybe I didn't. Maybe the driver was blinded by a reflection.Yep, it was a near thing at the roundabout next to the bus... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • We Can Get Together


    'Ere what's this then?Us outdoors in the sunshine?Has the world turned on its axis?Not quite.The Phoenix was well enough for a Sunday drive and picnic in his... Read more

    Posted on 15 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Can't Sleep, Bed's on Fire

    Can't Sleep, Bed's Fire

    "You start a conversation you can't even finish itYou're talking a lot, but you're not even saying anythingWhen I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed.Say... Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Face the Day


    Yesterday I watched an interesting episode of Stylelikeu's What's Underneath Project, a series in which interviewees remove layers of clothing while deeply... Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • "No Dawdling Please"

    Dawdling Please"

    I probably only have one or two school excursions left in me.The kids are growing up, The Stylist is off to high school next year and the need for parents to... Read more

    Posted on 01 June 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • How Very Grand!

    Very Grand!

    As a highly fashionable, in-demand, stylish, social butterfly, my diary is rammed with appointments, invitations and A-list events where I score tons of free... Read more

    Posted on 19 May 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Schools for the Deaf in 1950s ... and Ballet

    Schools Deaf 1950s Ballet

    Skimming Blogger search stats is a rather amusing way to waste a few seconds.Yet I'm still scratching my head over how someone landed on my blog while looking... Read more

    Posted on 10 May 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • It's a Franken-Frock

    It's Franken-Frock

    What to do when you're itching to make a frock yet don't have enough fabric?You make a Franken-Frock that's what.You might recall the lampshade I made here,... Read more

    Posted on 05 May 2014 FASHION, LIFESTYLE