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Showing posts from July, 2013

SS13 Bianca Spender

Since we have been living in Singapore, I am not as up to date with some of my Australian fashion so it was lovely to have a little reminder about what awesome stuff is coming out of there. The little reminder came by way of Zoe Foster Blake's beauty blog, Fruity Beauty  (it is excellent). I was reading a post about her gorgeous wedding and eyeing off the beautiful bridesmaids' dresses from  Bianca Spender .  I have known about Bianca Spender for ages but it did prompt me to have a little dig around her website.... The new season collection is gorgeous.  I am totally in LOVE with the first outfit.  That jacket!  Those shorts!  Those colours!

Mini-break: Bintan Island...

Our little family of three spent the past weekend at Bintan Island and it was just so lovely. Bintan Island is a very special place.  My big sister Bintan was born there + it is where my Mum and Dad's brave and scary refugee boat journey from Vietnam ended back in the late 70s.  However the Bintan Island today is a very different place to that which my parents first saw.   Full of golf courses and luxury resorts and being only an hour ferry ride away from Singapore, it makes for a nice little escape destination. We stayed at Bintan Lagoon  which on the whole was very good:   Pros - It has a ferry terminal right on the resort's doorstep - which means no faffing around with transfers with a little baby.  The rooms have been recently renovated so are nice and as it is an older resort the rooms are also   very spacious.   There was a big roomy daybed to lounge around on which was also the perfect corner for the little Miss to play and crawl on.   A bonus too was the bal