We’d just finished up a pretty full on few days of adventure, hiking beside a national park in sweltering heat in Central Thailand. Accommodation had been scarce and we’d spent a few nights in temples and at a stranger’s house. We arrived in Ban Dan Lan Hoi in the early hours of the afternoon, suspecting … More Humans are Great – Vichai
We’ve been back from our walk for over two months now, and I (Gab) thought I would have settled back in by now. Australia is my home, I’ve lived here most of my life, it should be easy for me to slot myself back into daily life here. Everything is great…..NOT. Walking across South … More Coming Home.
The silly season is ramping up and we’re going a bit mad buying all of the things, all of them, to show the people in our lives we care. Many of us are a bit overwhelmed with the amount of stuff we’ve accumulated and are starting to become more discerning about what we buy for … More An Unusual Gift Guide
It’s soon that time of the year again. Christmas. A day that generally involves being surrounded by loved ones and sharing great food (woe betide the person who brings ANOTHER green salad – all hail the dessert makers, oh and cousin Viv, I’m putting in an order for 38 dumplings just for me). It’s a … More Gift Giving
A few weeks ago I was messaging back and forth with a friend who was having a bit of a rough time of it. She was talking about how much she worries about her business and gets in her own way. I completely empathised and then informed her that I was a platinum member of … More Adventuring with Anxiety
We’re currently drowning in the hours and hours of footage we took over the last 12 months of the Walk Sew Good journey, trying to create videos that honour the stories of those people and businesses we’ve met along the way. It’s a spectacular problem to have. We conducted over 50 glorious interviews across Vietnam, … More Behind the Scenes
I had just crossed the border into Vietnam, arriving in the city of Điện Biên Phủ for ten days of editing and writing while Gab spent some time with her partner in Laos. I was starving and wandered the streets in search of vegetarian fare. No easy feat as I had one very strict rule – … More Humans are Great – Nga and Co.
The following is an excerpt from Gab’s journal. June 17, 2017. Day 214. LAOS En Route: Unknown location – Ban Nangio I slump down, exhausted after this morning’s hike over rough terrain. I look down at my weighted boots, cracked mud drying quickly in the heat. I should try to scrape off some of the … More Another Day in the Life
If you’ve read Part 1 of this epic life changing 2 part series (too much of a hard sell?) you’re now equipped with an arsenal of fun probing questions that will help you investigate your favourite brands. In Part 2 I’m going to address how you go about asking brands these fun probing questions. You … More How to be a fashion detective – Part 2: How do I contact the brand?
Not only has this project given us the opportunity to meet some incredible humans in real life, it has also allowed us to connect with a whole bunch of people through social media. … More Humans are Great – Sarah