Sunshine and Segways in San Francisco

My love of the Segway as a way of exploring a city when you have limited time is pretty well documented, and with Sascha making her debut visit to San Francisco for the recent DWEN conference it was a perfect way to take advantage of the only free window our schedule offered. We headed off […]

Seven of my favorite things to do in Paris

I’ve just spent a couple of weeks in Paris so thought I’d list a few of my favorite things to do in this beautiful city.  1.  Walk until your feet feel like they’re going to drop off Paris is a great city for walking, and with two of my usual sure fire ways of finding […]

Happy 70th Birthday Dior

Still buzzing from the afternoon’s Haute Couture show, it was time to change outfits and head to the evenings event, the launch of the exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier de Reve, celebrating the 70th anniversary of Monsieur Dior’s first collection. The exhibition is at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, and the evening started with a cocktail […]

Safari Chic with Dior Haute CoutureΒ 

From the moment our car pulled up at the front of the Hotel Invalides it was clear that the Dior Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2017-18 was going to be an incredible experience – not that I expected anything less! The Italian artist Pietro Ruffo had designed the outdoor set, a star shaped ampitheatre and runway […]

A Morning with MonetΒ 

When I bought my first house in Melbourne back in the mid 1990’s it came complete with run down unloved garden, and as soon as the first priority of eliminating the 70’s Mission Brown paint trim from all of the exterior door and window trims was complete, I bought the Australian Womens’ Weekly Monet’s Garden […]