Saturday, November 15, 2014

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Vintage Floral Melbourne Cup

Monash Library celebrated Melbourne Cup by holding a garden party with a vintage floral theme. I dug out a dress I'd had since 1979 and managed to squeeze into it.

with Margherita


The boss

Jessie and Ellen


Gorgeous food and flowers


Anna

Token male

The food was very fifties - asparagus rolls, curry puffs, and Pims to drink (I stuck to Champagne).


Jessica's vintage jewellery

Lynette
 Gorgeous floral decorations and great clothes on everyone.


And my horse came second so I one $30. Great fun!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Lovely Lilydale Library Ladies

The LLLLs catch up at Lynda and Pauls. Four husbands turn up too.









Sunday, September 28, 2014

Grand Final

The excitement mounted as local shopping centres got into the swing.

Hawk balloons at Coles
 
Luke Hodge bear celebrates
 The plan was if we won (not expected) we'd go to Glenferrie Oval. If we lost we'd go to the Show. We ended up going to both.
Choosing overpriced souvenirs at Glenferrie Oval

Sporting back to back premiership T
 


The players are presented. I do not faint

 
The Show
 
Arpa surrounded by tack soft toys

We didn't see any real animals at the Show, only pretend ones.
Pretend cow

Another pretend cow

Fabric snake

Lace-clad pigs

A chook that never laid an egg
 
The Show was the 'same old show' for decades. Not any more.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

State of grace

Last night Hardie Grant Egmont put on a wonderful evening to launch Hil's new book, "State of Grace". It was held at Fall from Grace, the cellar bar at State of Grace restaurant in Collins Street. It was a fabulous night.
Outside the secret door to the cellar bar

Still haven't made it in!

Hil with publisher - 'the other Hilary'



D├ęcor was fantastic

Backdrop will be used in Point of Sale promotions


Hil R made a very complimentary speech about the Badger family


With Lucy