I’ve been to cafes that serve ‘soil’ (it’s oreos, not real dirt for anyone who just freaked out) for brunch and cafes that make you drink coffee out of chemistry equipment (cross your fingers they’re not recycled from labs right?) but before Uncommon, I was yet to experience a cafe that fancied itself as an […]Read more "Anything But Common"
I was lucky enough to recently brunch @ White Mojo, which may well be the most aesthetically pleasing cafe in Melbourne. And that is not an award that can be given out lightly…Read more "Get Your Mojo Back"
It isn’t everyday that you order a hot chocolate and it arrives with a huge piece of fairy floss in the cup. A little unexpected. That said, it IS Melbourne (the home of very odd food creations) and I did specifically go to this cafe to order the fairy floss hot chocolate.Read more "A Barbie Girl In A Fairy Floss World"
There’s two things that are definitely clear about my style – it is often girly (I’m not one to turn down anything pink, ever) and it is definitely not conventional. So what better an item for me than this classic white shirt/giant bow hybrid.Read more "Forget Me Knot"
Lethargic & fuzzy – a feeling only iced coffee and sushi can cure. Now I remember why I don’t go out anymore. But when the cab driver called me a 73 year old for wanting to go home at 10pm (fair), what was I to do…Read more "Naked in the Sky"
How does The Girl Who Lived For Clothes survive camping? She doesn’t. So for four days I had to become The Girl Who Lived For Festivals…Read more "The Falls"
What’s the difference between graffiti and street art? Street art makes for the perfect #ootd backdrop, while graffiti ruins the perfect (#bloggersdream) plain wall.Read more "I Heart Street Art"
Mr Miyagi says it’s worth the wait – and it WAS. Of course I didn’t actually end up waiting long because I was, rather conveniently (shh), running on Miranda-mean-time (AKA 10 minutes late) give or take 10 minutes…Read more "Mr M Says…"
Now while I’m not normally one for religiously following trends (not that I’m against it either), I can safely say I managed to nail the camel coat trend. Now how did I do this? Well I happened to own a camel coat, it was pretty easy actually. This coat has been in my wardrobe from […]Read more "Lucky Hue"
What Melbourne lacks in culture, (I joke, but seriously how many UNESCO world heritage listed medieval centres does it have) it makes up for in coffee.Read more "Melbourne Coffee Culture"