Slay, Queen: Cristina Velez

I’ve started writing for Frankly Frankston, a local magazine who totally digged (dug?) the idea of chatting to interesting folk and decided to publish said chats monthly. First up is this linked interview with fashion designer Cristina Velez *insert picture of Will Smith doing the ‘I present to you’ hands*. So while this isn’t technically…

Slay, Queen: Ash Griffiths

What do you do after a break up? Watch Bridget Jones’ Diary and cry along as she listens to ‘All By Myself’? Cut off all your hair in the bathroom with a picture of Carey Mulligan taped to the mirror? Or do you make like Ash Griffiths and book a holiday that will transform you…

Slay, Queen: Shona Wills

Cast your mind back to your high school years. Did you spend your evenings curled up in bed, watching TED talks on YouTube with your cats? If you answered yes to this question you might be Shona Wills, a gal who grew up, and I quote,  “obsessed” with TED talks. The great thing? These 18…

Slay, Queen: Lauren Guymer

A quick Google search of the term “hauntingly beautiful” brings up images of the National Geographic Afghan Girl and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”. But what it should steer you towards, Strange Googler, is Lauren Guymer’s artwork. The Melbourne artist etches cosmic scenes of outer-space and breathtaking images of nature in insanely minute detail. The mind boggling thing?…

Repeat After Me: We Are All Beyoncé

I HAVE A SUPER EXCITING THINGY TO ANNOUNCE! But first, a story. Whenever I’ve been having a tough time in my life, my lady friends have got me through. From dropping ‘feel better soon’ cards in my letterbox to talking me down from tears over a cup of herbal tea, listening to me rant for an hour…