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Stranded At The Drive In

On the weekend, my husband and I went to the Drive Ins to watch a special screening of Grease to pay tribute to Olivia Newton John. Money was being raised for Olivia's cause too, The ONJ Foundation. It was a fantastic night! We decided to dress up in our Grease outfits. My husband wore his… Continue reading Stranded At The Drive In

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Les Divas

I had the opportunity to go to an All-male revue called Les Divas. It was a fantastic drag queen show. There were performances including: CherBarbara StreisandShirley BasseyTina TurnerMariah CareyBeyonceWhitney HoustonCeline DionDiana RossPinkElvisLady GagaBette Midler Cher Performance Diana Ross Performance Bette Midler Performance The show included comedy, dancing, lip syncing and glorious costumes, hair and makeup.… Continue reading Les Divas

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Ridiculously… Risqué!

On the weekend, I had the opportunity to attend my first burlesque show. I have to say I loved it! I will definitely attend more and highly recommend that you attend one if you have been wanting to. Being into vintage for many years I have known a bit about burlesque and seen a few… Continue reading Ridiculously… Risqué!

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Finding Talent on the Radio

In 1940, Australia was introduced to a radio talent show called Australia's Amateur Hour. It ran from 1940 to 1958, and featured both Indigenous artists and performers from various cultural backgrounds. The show was a talent contest. There were about 925 episodes aired. Australians took the show to their hearts and families would sit around… Continue reading Finding Talent on the Radio

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Hot Diggity Dog

While staying at home, I have been doing a lot of craft and sewing. I recently purchased a denim vest for my dog and decided to spruce it up and add a rockabilly twist! Here is what you will need: Dogs denim vest 2. Patches, buttons or cool fabric  3. Scissors 4. Thread 5.… Continue reading Hot Diggity Dog

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Woodstock 1969

Three days of Peace and Music An advertisement for Woodstock 1969 https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcROk6VdMo94_I8MdK3zKAN0rJQhDxcTQ-VR5RQjCYq_nP0KWyCw On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock it seemed only fitting to write about it... I have been watching so many documentaries and interviews recently of stories from people that attended! Woodstock was held at a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New… Continue reading Woodstock 1969

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Tiki Safari

On Saturday, my friends and I went to the Tiki Safari held by Barfly Promotions, the makers of the Sydney Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville. The Factory Theatre Marrickville It was a fantastic afternoon and night! The event is held annually at the Factory Theatre, however it was… Continue reading Tiki Safari

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Sydney Rock ‘n Roll Alternative Market

We had the best day at the Sydney Rock 'n' Roll Market held at The Manning Bar in The University of Sydney. I went with my daughter and our friends. Sydney Rock 'n' Roll Alternative Market The University is stunning with the beautiful old buildings and this added to the atmosphere of the event. There… Continue reading Sydney Rock ‘n Roll Alternative Market

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Spooky Celebration👻

Last weekend Doughbox Diner held a 50s Halloween with staff & diners dressing up in scary Halloween outfits. Above: Doughbox Diner Instagram The diner was decorated extra special for Halloween and it had a special mix of 1950s Halloween music. The whole atmosphere was so enjoyable!! Each table also had spiderweb tablecloths. Above: the Diner's… Continue reading Spooky Celebration👻

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Tongan Weddings

In a Tongan life, families are paramount with each member playing a defined role. Women have a higher social standing with some authority over other male family members. They are a traditional culture and are enthusiastic about their traditions! This week I had the fortunate opportunity to attend a traditional Tongan wedding as my good… Continue reading Tongan Weddings