Talk Skirty to Me: 7 tips for ‘dot com’ thrifting

“Buy what you don’t have yet, or what you really want, which can be mixed with what you already own. Buy only because something excites you, not just for the simple act of shopping.”

― Karl Lagerfeld



I swore off ALL online shopping this year; so as I languish with withdrawals (I was seriously addicted!) and actually save a decent amount of money — I bequeath to you, dear reader Tangible’s 7 tips for online thrifting, and my favourite online thrift stores. Enjoy!

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Frocktober 2014: What I learned from Frocktober 2013

Last year, I raised just over $2,700 for the OCRF. This year I was full of vigour that I would get to $3,000 easily. At the end of day 1 last year I had over $300, it’s day 2 – around lunchtime and I haven’t yet achieved $100.

For those not familiar with Frocktober, you wear a dress a day and collect donations to raise money for an Ovarian Cancer early detection test – like a Pap smear is for HPV and Cervical Cancer.

What am I learning from this?

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Politics in Kicks meets Director General of ASIO, David Irvine


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Pictured: Your Fair Author and Director General of ASIO, David Irvine

When: 6pm, March 4th
Where: St George’s College, UWA
Who: Director General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation [ASIO], David Irvine
What: Speaking on “Intelligence and National Security in the Democratic State”

**NB: This special event, hosted by the Australian Institute of International Affairs WA was held under Chatham House Rule**

**I took extensive notes throughout his talk, this blog entry is based on them.**

I didn’t know much about ASIO, ASIS, or Secret Services until I attended this talk and had the privilege of meeting David afterwards.

This is what I learned…..

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