Vote for Blonde Ambition

Each year the Australian Writers’ Centre (formerly the Sydney Writers’ Centre) holds the Best Australian Blogs competition which aims to celebrate, showcase and support the outstanding writing that’s happening in the Australian blogosphere. I’m chuffed to announce that Blonde Ambition has been nominated for the People’s Choice Award, along with a staggering 1007 other Australian […]


To the doghouse

As part of my brother’s 25th birthday earlier this week, we decided to surprise him with a portrait of his five-week-old Doberman puppies. While Michael was out for the day, we let his five pooches—two male and three female—run riot in the quest for one image to put on a canvas so that he would have something to remember them by when […]


Love thy body

Love thy body. It’s a simple sentence but the reality of it is that so many of us see faults not the beauty when we look in the mirror. And the worrying news is that those finding fault with with their bodies are getting younger. The Australian recently reported that 75 per cent of “tweenagers” […]