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After bidding a sad farewell to sunny Copenhagen, we arrived back in Melbourne a few weeks ago on a very cold bleak day to find our heating had broken down, our car wouldn’t start and the realisation that our house … Continue reading

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Unexpected Pleasures

A few weeks ago I arrived back home in Melbourne just in time to see an exhibition of contemporary jewellery at the National Gallery of Victoria “Unexpected Pleasures” curated by established contemporary jeweller Susan Cohn. I admit that having just … Continue reading

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see the beauty here

I took this photo in a suburban Paris street when I was there in July. Beautiful textures. Beautiful colours. Beauty is everywhere – you just have to take the time to see it.

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Nationalmuseet Copenhagen

Last but certainly not least in my list of Copenhagen highlights is the National Museum near the centre of the city. It doesn’t look much from the outside – looks like it would be a dusty old museum – but … Continue reading

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Royal Copenhagen

Everyone has heard of the Danish porcelain company “Royal Copenhagen” – I suspect every Danish family has at least one set of RC china. I admit that in past visits to Copenhagen I had never actually gone into the RC … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Metro

I am in love with Copenhagen’s metro system. It is amazing. I have been lucky to live in central Copenhagen just near one of the stations so that it takes me a mere 20 minutes to get to the airport, … Continue reading

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Ordrupgaard

Continuing with my list of Copenhagen highlights – this gallery is also located in a leafy suburb just out of Copenhagen and easily accessible by train and bus. Ordrupgaard started out as a museum to contain an extensive private collection … Continue reading

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Louisiana

After 3 months living here it is time to share with you some of my favourite places in and around Copenhagen. This beautiful museum is one of my favourite places anywhere – I visit whenever I come to Copenhagen and … Continue reading

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I dreamed….

Well so much for my promises to blog regularly…… it has been a very busy and somewhat exhausting few weeks travelling – including Copenhagen, rural France, Amsterdam/rural Holland, Lancaster UK and London – but more about those later. We are … Continue reading

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fragile and raw

I’ve been working on some concepts for necklaces lately – thinking about the forms and materials I use and their source. Two key words I reference in my work are ‘fragile’ and ‘raw’ and I was thinking about where do … Continue reading

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