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Books people read at the retreat in Greece

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Asana/meditation / Design / Friends / Travel/commuting

So this is my super delayed new year’s day post. 2015 was nightmare-ish in many  ways and one of the catastrophic low-lights was missing David Pearson‘s workshop in August. When I heard that one of my all-time design heroes was coming to Melbourne the same time I would be away in Paros on a yoga retreat, I was livid. I know, I know, I can’t have cake (or in this case, baklava) and eat it […]

The Whirlwind Easter Holiday of 2015

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Travel/commuting

THANK YOU to: * Betsy Ross, for designing the American flag, which was used as inspiration for the design of the Philippine flag, which was then used as inspiration for the colour scheme of this post * Haruki Murukami, Amy Fusselman and Joseph Heller for keeping me company while waiting for a grand total of 25.5 hours in various airports and my parents’ living room * Norm, for designing Simple, the typeface used in this […]

Where I travelled to with my suitcase

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Travel/commuting

As someone who will never win the title “World’s Most Compassionate Person”, I found myself feeling uncharacteristcally sorry for my trusty black suitcase when it finally fell apart a few hours after landing in Athens. It stood bedraggled and forlorn in the middle of our hotel room after the 21-hour journey from Melbourne–the left wheel had come off and the side zip broke open, like lips gasping to take one last dying breath. It was […]

The Dark Chocolate Haul of 2014

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Food / Travel/commuting

I can’t not take a photo before I eat this all up. The packaging is too gorgeous not to be photographed. 1. Vivani Organic (92%) Vivani is readily available at my local grocer but I always have trouble getting the 92%. 2. That-Greek-brand-that-has-fantastic-blue-packaging-but-I-can’t-figure-out-what-it’s-actually-called (70% and 60% with hazelnuts) I always get a stash of these at the supermarket whenever I’m in Greece. They’re most likely made from Forastero like most commercial chocolate, but for something […]