Quick Picks Week 48 2013 – featuring tips for rainy wedding days, photographs of perfect bodies and a film festival.

Quick Picks


This weekend sees the official end of spring here in the southern hemisphere, which means it’s time to think seriously about spending much more time at the beach. So as we work out how we can pack more sun, surf and sand into our schedule, here’s this week’s quick pick of internet finds. As usual, good things come in threes…
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Quick Picks Week 47, 2013 – featuring links about our wedding, my favourite art galleries, and birthday presents to make me smile.

Quick Picks


I’ll let you in on a little secret – it’s my birthday today! I’m happily old enough to have learnt to type on a typewriter rather than a computer, and to have been around when Polaroid cameras were new rather than retro. While Quick Picks always provides insights into my personality and my taste, I thought I’d be a little more specifically personal with my links today. As usual, good things come in threes (which also happens to be my favourite number)…

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Live in the sunshine

Live in the sunshine | shyfoxphotography.com.au

Live in the sunshine | shyfoxphotography.com.au

We live in a world filled with possibilities and opportunities. All we need to do is make the most of what’s available to us.

Live in the sunshine,
Swim the sea,
Drink the wild air’s salubrity

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

~ Pav

Quick Picks Week 46, 2013 – featuring wedding guest books, a trip to London in the 1600’s and a book of letters of note.

Quick Picks


As the end of the year edges closer and closer, I find myself starting to think about the deadlines that will need to be pushed over into the new year. It’s funny how an arbitrary date can inspire a sense of endings and beginnings. So as I review my substantial to do list, here’s this week’s quick pick of internet finds to keep you busy. As usual, good things come in threes…
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Go to nature to be soothed and healed

A girl who loves the soothing power of the beach | shyfoxphotogr

Go to nature to be soothed and healed | shyfoxphotograpy.com.au

It’s easy to get caught up in the rat race. That relentless feeling that we need to do more and achieve more. But sometimes what we really need is to step away from all the technology and remind ourselves of the beauty of the world around us. To stop. To really look. And to breathe.

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

― John Burroughs

It’s photographs like this one that remind me how truly blessed we are to live where we do.

~ Pav