Life on the info autobahn, or a blog about taking a long time to achieve absolutely nothing

How long is it since I have sent a FEW HOURS on one project? Or read one book in one sitting. Or an entire TV programme or movie. Or one magazine. Or one newspaper. Back to front?

It gets to me every day, that I can never, ever, spend a whole lot of time doing one thing. Working on one project without the distraction of everything else.
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Thinking about giving fashion the bold shoulder? Tread carefully and don't blame it all on Balmain . . .


The elegant Meryl Streep (above) was the only red carpet regular in ‘a shoulder’


Above: Joan Collins doing her stuff as Alexis Carrington in the 80s series, Dynasty.
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Tech-savvy, style spy fashion workshops are a near sellout . . .

THE tech and extremely fashion savvy Kate Vandermeer will host a ‘Fashion Career Workshop’ at the start of next week’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival.

Kate, who knows the nuances of social media (constantly hosting events to explain how SM can benefit fashion names and brands) is one mighty smart cookie.

And this Saturday’s panel is about bringing a panel of industry players together to share their knowledge and experiences to those wanting to get into the fashion industry.
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If you ever thought about 'The Holiday' flick and 'swapping' your home with someone you have never met, then read on . . . .

Caught up with an entrepreneurial woman named Debbie Wosskow (pictured left) who was savvy enough to put together the concept, LuxeHomeSwap. Simply, it is a website (http://www.luxehomeswap.com/) where you can swap or exchange your house for a shorter long period of time with someone, whether from the same country or further afield.

“There have been ‘swap’ sites around for awhile but the idea went further in my head after seeing the movie The Holiday where American Cameron Diaz and English rose, Kate Winslett ‘swap’ homes one holiday,” Debbie told me.

She also said you’ll be able to exchange your home or second home (lucky ole you) with other smart properties all around the world, using the website and saving you from horrific holiday hotel bills.
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