Packing for a Week in the USA

Packing for a trip to the USA I’m in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA for an AICI International Board planning meeting this week, plus I’m training some US based trainers in the Absolute Colour System – so if you want to learn how to do colour analysis with my system the International Image Academy is the place…

Hello…. Where Am I?

  Many of you regular readers may wonder where I’ve disappeared to this past week. So I thought I’d do a quick post to tell you a little of my past 10 days where I’ve been attending the AICI (association of image consultants international) conference in Phoenix Arizona (USA).   After the conference we went…

What I Wear When Travelling Long Haul

I’m currently writing this sitting in Tullamarine airport waiting to board my flight to LA and looking around the airport I’m noticing lots of different clothes that people choose to wear on long-haul flights. There are a few men in business suits (which must get uncomfortable on 15 hour flights), quite a few pairs of…

Travel Tip #1 – Socks

After having spent years travelling for work (previous life) plus having spent time travelling for pleasure, one essential item I take no matter what the weather is a pair of socks. Even if it’s mid-summer, and all I’m wearing are sandals or thongs, I always take a pair of socks that I can put on…

Wardrobe Capsules

I was directed by Christine to a Wardrobe Capsule Challenge on the Sewing Pattern Review forum boards and wanted to share with you the fantastic capsules that were put together. You can check out lots of entries and the wardrobe capsules they put together for the competition. The winner did a great job, not only…

Packing for a Conference

Metscan mentioned that she wanted to know what I packed and wore at the AICI conference in Sydney over the weekend. I spent 4 days in Sydney, the weather wasn’t great, though the forecast for Monday was sunny and mid 20s (that’s something like 80F). So I’ve done a quick Polyvore on the floor of…

Travelling with Zero Baggage

Last week I was listening to ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program and there was an interview with Catharine MacIntosh the founder of a new and coming soon concept – Zero Baggage – where you take no luggage, and hire it all before you leave and it’s waiting at your destination for you. The concept…