Two reasons: 1) So I can be more flexible with my arts business (which is not for sale); and 2) So we can finish our house. We don’t owe anyone for anything and we want to keep it that way! Husband Ian has done most of the building so far by himself in his ‘spare’ time, except for concreting and some of the roof. And yes, we do have planning approval for a studio cabin!
I’m very excited to be able to share this at last – it’s been so hard to keep the finished dress a secret …
Here is the much-anticipated reveal of the Miss Universe Australia dress made by couturier Rudolf Ramseyer, using fabric which I eco dyed at his request. I am absolutely thrilled with what he’s done with it, and how beautiful it looks worn by Tasmanian entrant Stephanie King. [Photos by Rudolf Ramseyer; silk chiffon from Ruche Fabrics]
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.