Parasols with love AND anti-UV care: 5 hot tips 

Cool Plus parasol blocks heat and 99% UV radiation.
Cool Plus parasol blocks heat and 99% UV radiation.

Has the heat wave in Australia sent you seeking shade and a parasol or sun umbrella?

 

 

 

5 hot tips:

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Vintage Japanese nylon furoshiki: surprising beauty

CIMG4706 Japanese ‘furoshiki’ gift wrapping cloths are eco friendly, pretty and an economical way of wrapping gifts.  There are many charming designs in silk and cotton, but I have discovered the surprising beauty of vintage nylon furoshiki which were popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Not only are the designs stunning, but they are super lightweight, and very easy to wash and re-use over and over again. I love  searching  for them at  the temple and flea markets.   You can find a selection of them for sale in my Etsy store.

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Vintage Japanese handbags

Silk drawstring purse

I  recently went out to dinner at Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan’s Aria restaurant in Brisbane to celebrate my 60th birthday. It was interesting that my sister Anne, niece Taryn and myself , each toted a different style of Japanese handbag.

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