Another Ode To The Suffragettes Reloaded

I know I covered the suffragettes on International Women’s Day, but there’s so much to say about them that, I felt they deserved another post. Women in New Zealand were the first to get the vote in 1893, followed by women in the states of South Australia and Western Australia, who gained suffrage in 1895 | Read more…


Almost Famous In AnnaVegas

Brisbane has ‘come of age’ in terms of shopping, don’t you think? We have almost got it all – the premier shopping precinct – The City –  (or Town as we used to call it in my youth) now has its flagship luxury stores (Chanel, Hermès, Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, et al) and high street favorites (Top Shop, | Read more…


The Women In Black (Ladies In Black) – Part One

A case of mistaken identity When you have a name like mine – Inese Arija Tenisons – there is never a case of mistaken identity. I actually think I am the only person in the world with this name, but if your name is Carolyn Burns, the odds are considerably higher that others might share your name  – | Read more…

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