Photoshoots · Victorian

Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Day Edition

A year ago I visited Clachanburn Gardens to photograph my Blueberry Dress and, for some reason, I never actually posted the photos here on my blog. I know, slack, right? Well, it's time to remedy that and share them with you now. Better late than never, after all 😉 Clachanburn Gardens are in the Maniototo,… Continue reading Blueberry Dress Photoshoot: Day Edition

Events · Victorian

Unofficial Guide to the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations

The Victorian Heritage Celebrations have been held in Oamaru for over 30 years in November and are a highlight not only for the city but also all of the wonderful people who make the journey to attend it. While some of the events come and go, or change to fit the theme selected for the… Continue reading Unofficial Guide to the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations

Events · Victorian

Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part I

Last month I made my annual journey to Oamaru for the Victorian Heritage Celebrations and, as always, I had a fantastic time. I got to catch up with and spend time with friends and acquaintances that I’ve made over the years, and made new friends. I successfully organised and presented the Historical Fashion Show for… Continue reading Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations 2019: Part I

Events · Victorian

Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part II

You'll recall from Part 1 of this tale that I made mention of me organising the Historical Fashion Show that was part of the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations. For so long it was something that was so far away but, all of a sudden, I not only found myself at the Heritage Celebrations but awakening… Continue reading Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part II

Places · Victorian

The City of White Stone

No... I'm not writing about Gondor... this post is about Oamaru, that beautiful little city in Otago which annually feeds my historical costuming addiction. This beautiful city holds the Victorian Heritage Celebrations every year in November and I have been attending for nearly 10 years. Not only is it the biggest and best historical costuming… Continue reading The City of White Stone