Entries by Judy flew

The meaning of Friendship

What does friendship mean to you?  Friends to me mean laughter, good times, loyalty and hanging out.  I feel very blessed to have great friends. Friends A close friend might not be your best friend, but he or she is someone you include in your circle. They can be someone you don’t see often but hold […]

Kaftan Care Guide

Here is a Kaftan Care/ Wash Guide to stop you from ruining your brand new Kaftan, brought to you by Citrus Sky.   DO’S & DON’TS for Silk and Chiffon Kaftans Do not wash silk or chiffon kaftans in a washing machine, these fabrics are very delicate and can catch easily. If you need to iron […]

Black Friday Super Sale

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are an awaited event, especially in the US.  However it is also taking off in Australia.  These two days are where in-store and on-line retailers heavily discount their stock and offer bargains usually unheard of. This is a great place to do your Christmas shopping if you know what […]

Aussie Beach Days

Isn’t this the weather for beach days?  The hot weather, the smell of the ocean, the crash of the waves and the gorgeous sand.  The sand that is small and grainy but feels great on your feet, a great pedicure.  We are very lucky to have such beautiful sand on Australian beaches. While travelling in […]

Christmas – love it or loath it?

People either love Christmas or loath it!  There is a lot to be said for Christmas cheer and festive moods. However there is a lot of hard work in organising Christmas lunch and buying all those presents for loved ones and friends.  Some people are very organised with their christmas gift buying.  They start early […]

FANS French Market Day

Their Story The Killarney Heights FANS French Market is organised by the French-speaking Association of the North Shore (FANS).  The FANS French Market Day is a fundraiser for the French/English Bilingual Program at the Killarney Heights Public School. They are committed to creating the atmosphere of an authentic market in PROVENCE with French food to eat […]

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famous annual Thoroughbred horse race. It is a 3200-metre race for three-year-olds and over, conducted by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is the richest “two-mile” handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races. The event starts at 3pm on the first Tuesday in November and […]

Celebrities and Kaftans

Celebrities No one influences modern fashion more than those who we look up to and idolise. And with summer just starting to kick in, we thought we’d show you some celebrities rocking the kaftan craze! Kaftans have been popularised in Hollywood since the 1960s, being brought into the spotlight by stars such as the beautiful […]


One of my favourite things to do is wander around new markets I have stumbled across.  Whether it be a fashion market, a jewellery market, a food market or a mix of all of these, the pleasure is in the discovery.  Strolling up and down the makeshift alleyways and popping into the stalls to discover newfound […]


Springtime in Australia is from September to November.  The weather quickly grows warmer during spring. At night, temperatures range from 14 degrees Celsius to 20 degrees Celsius. Historically, days are much warmer, averaging 20 degrees Celsius in September to 25 degrees Celsius in November.  There is usually plenty of rain. Some trees and flowers are in full […]