Writer + editor working on Dharawal country.


  • The first thing that strikes you about model Suzi Leenaars — her digital presence at least — is her subversive sense of humour. Her Instagram is a visual tribute to life’s stranger moments, like a kid lying in a supermarket with a plunger on his face or a couple with their absurdly personalised luggage. And, of course, there’s also a healthy […]

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  • You can learn a lot about a person from their favourite television show. Madeleine Madden’s is RuPaul’s Drag Race—a ridiculous, beautiful, important, and fucking hilarious mess of a show. “A lot of people on that show have experienced extreme trauma and are turning that into art, and turning themselves into art,” Madden says. “That’s something that […]

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  • One of the most embarrassing moments of my life centres on a dress that I bought in Bali. Me: a seven-year-old girl with a frangipani behind her ear and the world at her feet. The dress: a pink denim mini covered in white hibiscus flowers. I wore it on my flight home from Australia’s favourite […]

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  • A paid partnership with Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. This content series originally appeared on Oyster Magazine.  MBFWA 2016 is almost upon us, and while the good people of Carriageworks dust off the red carpet, and sequins, flowers and diamonds sell out across Sydney, a team of talented heroes gathers in the background. This year, […]

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  • A paid partnership with Opera Australia.  If you’d asked us what we knew about the opera last week we 100% would’ve said something about Julia Roberts’ sparkling eyes. And while our first opera experience did resemble some striking similarities to classic rom-com Pretty Woman, we now have some much more educated things to say about the […]

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