Friday, August 22, 2008

Twirly Skirt

A very twirly skirt for my niece's 5th birthday. Tutorial courtesy House on Hill Road. The tutorial for this skirt is super easy, I highly recommend it.

I'll be doing paperwork and tax over the next few days (ick!) so could get a little quiet around here again. See you soon :)

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Melbourne and Sydney highlights

Melbourne and Sydney, originally uploaded by edwardandlilly.

Some highlights from Sydney and Melbourne, I don't have images of everything so hopefully the links will suffice.

Ronnie Van Hout's 8 metre robot R.U.R. lying outside the Royal Exhibition building in Melbourne courtesy of Satellite

Sitting down for half an hour to experience Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's soundscape The Murder of Crows

Brunswick Street Bookstore

Paddington townhouses

Watching a video of Mike Parr stitching his lips together on Cockatoo Island (unsure yet if this a highlight but it was certainly memorable)

Catching up with friends and family

Discovering elk accessories

Feeling my head spin from Jim Lambie at ACCA

Melbourne's coffee

The soothing voice of Yves Klein at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The view from my chair of a painted circus tent and an upended Hummer vehicle for 4 days at Melbourne Art Fair

The best calamari ever at Woolloomooloo (about a block up from Artspace)

The Art Deco exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria


Wandering the streets of Fitzroy for food, coffee and window shopping

Meeting up with my man in Sydney for fun and funny times again.

There are so many more highlights including the amazing craft, design and fashion in both cities but if your attention span is anything like mine you may have already tuned out :)

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

on my desk ...

Mail is one of the downsides of coming home so I was relieved to see Mix Tape zine and Marie Claire Idees had arrived while I was away.

For more On my desk... action wander on over to Kootoyoo.

P.S. Thank you for your comments and emails with tips on Sydney and Melbourne, pics and ramblings soon.