December 2011

Postcard of Maui clouds

The best part of Maui isn’t clear blue skies. It’s the clouds. Wispy or fat, pure white or infused with purple, sun shining through them or rainbow arcing on top of them…during my week in Maui for a family Thanksgiving, I just couldn’t get enough of Maui clouds.

December 8, 2011 Continue reading…

Outpost Project: the culture of Sydney street art

It’s no secret that I love Sydney, sunshine and street art. Throw all three together on a (kind of) deserted island, add in a bar and breakdancing, and you’ve got my perfect day. The Outpost Project is a rare chance to see a wide variety of street art in one location. The range of art […]

December 6, 2011 Continue reading…

The sacrifices of solo travel

I always get a pang of envy when I see someone rubbing sunscreen on a partner’s back. It’s a simple gesture of intimacy, trust, utility. It’s a reminder that not only am I alone, I will also have a splotchy and sunburned upper back in a few hours from the spots that are just impossible […]

December 5, 2011 Continue reading…

Postcard from the streets of Fitzroy

If I hadn’t lived in laid-back, beachy St Kilda, I would have lived in Fitzroy. The hipster cafes, the trendy bars, the crazy amount of vintage stores…and the street art. In the main roads, on the side streets, in the alleys: works of art with graffiti, posters, found objects are everywhere. It makes a simple […]

December 1, 2011 Continue reading…