Pondering about how good life is and making the most of it. We ponder about Creativity (art, food, fashion, writing), Business (marketing, branding, consumer psychology), Inspiration (finding it, inspirational people) and what's happening in Perth.
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city life is never dull and this week Langley Park was taken over with a
massive stage, two rows of tents, tempting aromas and fireworks, what more
could a girl want. This years Swan Festival of Light also taught me about the five 'f's' that underpin a successful community festival.
For a while now Perth's fashion scene has been gaining attention overseas. The Future Runway show at this years Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, suggests this won't stop soon, as it uncovered another interesting group of designers to watch.
food game, like most others, is all about repeat business. So how do you ensure
customers keep coming back? We all know the basics, good food, great service,
reasonable prices, but last week I was reminded of another important factor, a
factor which is usually associated with community development.
the launch of the Richard Avedon People exhibition I was lucky enough to hear a
Q and A session with Katrina Dumas who came over from The Richard Avedon Foundation.
Aside from learning more about the collection and the man, I was left pondering
about the amount of control artists have over their work, and whether they should let their art
go out into the world, or keep it locked away. Here's some of what I learnt.
Perth has been known as the Hi Vis capital of Australia for several years now thanks to the mining booms. Things have died down a little lately which raises the question - what to do with all those leftover bright yellow jackets? This years Telstra Perth Fashion Festival provided a solution.
other day I stumbled across some new research about happiness and it made me
scream ‘yes’ out loud. Thankfully I wasn’t in a library at the time. The study confirmed
a long held belief of mine about ice cream, and suggested that children have an innate ability
to know what’s good for them, especially when it comes to ice cream.