It’s summer, bitches

The sun is out. There are mad tunes on the radio. The beach beckons. Yes, it’s time to live in your bathing suit, your togs, your swimmers. ALL. THE. FREAKING. TIME. Clothes? Pffft. It’s high time we were comfortable in our own skins. When it’s hot, it’s hard to be, sure. That skin is sweaty, chafes…

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Cosy spaces.

Having a cosy space is exhilarating. It’s the fulfilment of every childhood cubby house dream, a daily adventure worthy of the Swiss Family Robinson. Having somewhere that is all yours? A secret hidey hole to run to across the frosty grass while the ocean roars up the valley? It’s a dollop of self-sufficiency that not much…

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Milton Faces. Meet Anna Smith.

There truly is something in the water here in Milton. It’s home to many creative, inspiring people. I’d like to celebrate this by introducing you to some of them, through a new series dubbed ‘Milton Faces.’ This week, meet my first ‘Milton Face’: my incredible sister Anna. She’s a keen athlete, aspiring model and bubbling…

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Grazie Padre: A week in Italy

15 – 21stJune This year, the IFADS conference was held in Bologna, Italy. It attracted PhD students and professors from all over the globe. Luckily for me, this included my incredible father, a finance professor at the University of Queensland. He’d flown over from Australia for a week in this ancient university city and it…

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