April 29, 2008

A week of Vintage Australiana.....

its a week of 'Vintage Australiana' over at Pips with guest blogger Gemma!
I might have a few things to share this week too!

Lets start with some vintage inspired 'Outback chic'...a cute layout from Australian Marie Claire

and some of my favourite Australian films:
'Careful He Might hear you', well 1983 is not really considered vintage but this film set in Sydney during the depression, always makes me cry...if you havnt seen it, go get it on DVD....its lovely!

and does anyone else remember Smiley (1956) the cute but cheeky country boy who gets up to lots of Mischief...

I also had to mention the TV series
'The Sullivans'...my grandmother who hardly speaks a word of english was addicted to this drama....we loved 'The Sullivans' in our home!!


  1. Anonymous7:41 PM

    I love the magazine images, I'm sure you'll have lots to share this week. So great to see you're taking us on a trip around the world.

  2. I love your magazines - - great photos... and, I loved Kitty in the Sullivans, I think I can still hear the music...

  3. You always have the best magazine clippings! The themes you are involved in are awesome. It's so inspirational!

    I don't think i even watched the Sullivans lol

  4. magazines from other places are always better than American magazines, at least, I feel that way. I will have to check out the movies you mentioned! Thanks for sharing them!!

  5. Great post, A! Growing up in England, my first exposure to Australia was The Sullivans. I loved being off school sick because I got to watch it, Kitty was my heroine, and I remember I was in sixth form when Grace Sullivan died and we all cried! Later on I watched A Country Practice and Molly became my new heroine, I think she is the reason I've ended up in Australia living in a country town growing my own veggies! It was even sadder when she died, sob!

  6. I really like the vintage inspired fashion shoot. very nice !

  7. Ahh - more lovely magazine images. You must have quite a stack of them at your place :) I wish there were more ausie tv series around today.

  8. I love the Vogue spread!!
    Oh Flashback ! The Sullivans!! love it!!

  9. Great Post by the way...i love AU!

    I'm actually adding more links to my blog & would LOVE to exchange links with you.

    If interested , let me know and I'll add you right away!

    Thanks! ; )

    MY BLOG: http://madebygirl.blogspot.com/


  10. Anonymous7:13 PM

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