Author Archives: JenY

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A blog about my life as a JenY...

Where the wild shoes are…

A few months ago I was window shopping in the lovely William Street in Paddington, Sydney and spotted a pair of fierce looking coral red shoes in the windows of Belinda.  They kind of roared at me, these shoes, and … Continue reading

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there’s a chill in the air…

There has been a distinctive ‘winter on the way’ feel about the weather over the past week or so – especially since daylight saving finished… So, it is time to get the hook out again and spend cool nights making some … Continue reading

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Feeling bookish…?

2011 is my year of ‘the book’.  It all began in January when I started my ‘dream job’ with a well-known publishing company.  As you will all know, the publishing industry is facing a great deal of change and challenge right … Continue reading

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Friday Plates

Busy morning doing the rounds with doctors – nothing serious just checking options for eyesight and usual stuff. After a busy morning of waiting we popped into one of our fave cafes, Snows at The Junction in Newcastle. The plates … Continue reading

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Crochet is très chic…

Just received the latest Paris Vogue and spotted this crochet dress by Salvatore Ferragamo- so reminiscent of dresses my Nanna used to make, though we always wore something underneath them, of course. I am also inspired by Christopher Kane AW 2011 … Continue reading

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Swim anyone?

Granny squares are everywhere – even on these Hotel Bondi Swim one piece…. Not sure if they do it for me – but nice to see crochet is influencing all manner of objects

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Isabella of Boston

Upon her marriage, Isabella Stewart was given an etiquette book entitled ‘A Lady’s Guide to Perfect Gentility’.  Belle dutifully took the book to Boston – and broke all the rules in a most delightful fashion.   from “Mrs Jack” by Louise … Continue reading

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