Recently, I addressed a hall full of people. My friends have estimated anything from 200 to 300 people were in attendance for the historical fashion show that I organised and presented as part of the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations. This may not seem like a big deal to some of you but, for me, I… Continue reading Pursue Your Passion
Unfortunately, with any creative hobby (or any hobby/sport/pursuit really), there is always an element of comparison. It could be that you’re comparing yourself to others, that you are being compared by someone else, or someone is comparing themselves to you. This can lead to either feelings of inferiority or superiority and sometimes these can lead… Continue reading Comparison, the Thief of Joy?
Despite being told that I was born in the wrong century, there are several things that I enjoy about living in the 21st century. One of these, obviously, is the Internet and having access to so much information at my fingertips. I think that I would be lost as a newcomer to historical costuming if… Continue reading My Top Ten Favourite Blogs