Vivid Sydney 2011 – absolutely brilliant!

Vivid Sydney 2011 – absolutely brilliant!

On Friday 27 May 2011 I visited Vivid Sydney (http://www.vividsydney.com) for the very first time … and I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT! Described as festival of light, music and ideas Vivid Sydney is a relative newcomer on the Sydney festival scene.  It’s a brilliant idea to get Sydneysiders and tourists alike out and about in the city during winter. Running from 27 May – 13 June there are so many free things to do and see that the website...

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Surry Hills is alive, with the sound of trendies

In a spot of shameless cross promotion below is a short film (Man vs Surry Hills) that my friends and I made about Surry Hills. The parody of Man vs Wild takes you to the former working-class turned trendy inner-West suburb of Sydney. You will see lots of exterior shots of Surry Hills and have a sudden craving for vintage clothes and organic banana bread with passionfruit butter. This will be the first of many articles singing praise for the...

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Kirribilli Markets – killer views, fab jewellery, yummy food

Kirribilli Markets – killer views, fab jewellery, yummy food

Link to YouTube vid A few weekends ago I visited the lovely Kirribilli Markets (http://www.kirribillimarkets.com/) on the north side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Milson’s Point in Bradfield Park. There are actually 3 different types of markets that come under the banner of Kirribilli Markets.  I went to the General Markets which are held on the fourth Saturday of the month from 7am – 3pm. The markets are easily accessible by public...

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C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

Will you be in Sydney on Australia Day 2011 and not sure what to do?  Here are 10 ideas for Wednesday 26th January … or ignore me and go to the official website – http://www.australiaday.com.au/ 1.  Hold a BBQ for the Floods Raise money for the victims of the recent floods in Queensland and Victoria.  Check out this great site – http://bbqforfloods.com.au/  Pass the hat around and forward the money to your favourite charity...

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Calling all fashionistas! Celebrate local designers at the Young Australian Designers Markets, Paddington Town Hall

Calling all fashionistas!  Celebrate local designers at the Young Australian Designers Markets, Paddington Town Hall

    Who, what, wear? – On Saturday 15th Jan I visited the Young Australian Designers Markets (http://tinyurl.com/4o9lbp2) at Paddington Town Hall and interviewed 2 new rising stars of the Sydney fashion scene – Shereen Khan and Bekk McQueen.  The markets run on the 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am – 4:30pm.  Entry is free. Before meeting up with Shereen and Bekk (see profiles below) I explored the 20 or so...

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