Letter Loves

Posted on: July 8, 2014

What do the Brownies, Trolls and Lady Di have in common? They all popped through my letterbox last week inside a surprise package from super ace photographer, collector & pen pal extraordinaire Letter Loves aka Emma Graney. Continue reading »

An explosion of wonderful mail.

A mere snippet of the explosion of mail I received inc Rolling Stones keyring, badges, post-its & cat postcard.

Last week I received a surprise box of wonder through the post full of so many things it felt like Christmas. The beautifully wrapped parcel of fun was from my Instagram buddy who runs the delightful blog Letter Loves and it was filled with all the little things I love from vintage cats to rock’n’roll ephemera to a troll ring. So random but so perfect were all the things I unwrapped that I ooh-ed & coo-ed on the couch for at least an hour. There was even the tiniest notebook in the world ever, can you spot it in the photo above? Continue reading »

Instagram Stalkin’ with Pilfered

Posted on: July 6, 2014

My love affair with Instagram shows no sign of fading so it's with great joy I bring you an interview with a total babe: Jenna Greenwood aka Pilfered. I've selected 5 of my fave photos from her feed and she takes us through the stories behind the shots... Continue reading »

Handmade plate

Handmade plate

I love how you’ve successfully matched cult b-movie horror with country kitchen twee with your plate designs. Tell us more!

As a child I used to watch all the gorey classics (Night of the Living Dead, Nightmare on Elmstreet etc) with my older brother, and then go off and immerse myself in my world of Barbies, Sindys and Sylvanian Families. The juxtaposition of styles is something I’ve continued to express into adulthood. During my Photography degree my signature style was serious themes disguised in kitsch. Today I am a medical photographer, documenting the ailments and injuries of the general public and in my spare time, I rescue crockery. Apparently, the two go hand in hand! Continue reading »

Lomography Giveaway Winner Announced!

Posted on: June 14, 2014

Thank you to everyone who entered my giveaway to win a Diana F camera and I'm excited to announce the winner picked at random is... Continue reading »

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

E L I Z A B E T H  L E S L I E !!!  Big congrats Elizabeth, I’ll send you a little email to let you know how you can claim your sparkling new Diana F camera from the good guys at Lomography.

Looks like it’s going to be a super sunny day so I’m going to take my Diana to the seaside.

Have a fun weekend everyone!

WIN! A Diana F Camera by Lomography

Posted on: June 5, 2014

I'm so excited to have teamed up with Lomography to bring you all this super fun giveaway! Readers of my blog will have seen my recent adventures with these awesome vintage style film cameras and you too can now get your hands on one! Continue reading »

Thrift-ola X Lomography Giveaway!

Thrift-ola X Lomography Giveaway!

I’m absolutely loving using my Diana F and can’t wait to post about my latest roll of film which I can happily report was so much more successful than the first roll. Phewee! If you too would like to go on an adventure with Diana, it’s super simple to enter my giveaway.

1, Follow me on either Instagram, Facebook or Twitter where you can repost or share the above image.
2, E-mail me so you can be added to the Lomography mailing list.

I’ll announce the winner next Thursday 12th June. Good luck!

Thrift-ola Recommends: Lomography

Posted on: May 26, 2014

I've hankered after a Diana F camera by Lomography for a while now and when they got in touch to ask if I'd like to experiment with one of their cameras I jumped at the chance! Continue reading »

Diana & I ready to go on an adventure!

Diana & I ready to go on an adventure!

One sunny Saturday in May, I set off on an adventure around my neighbourhood with the hope of capturing some of the local character with my zany zebra camera the Diana F by Lomography. Continue reading »