I’m renowned for: Handmade purses and clutches!
Only a local would know: Mmmm… I have only lived here for 10 Years. I originally come from Melbourne.
My most memorable holiday was: That’s a hard one. I went to China two years ago and Japan last year. Both were eye popping experiences!
Right now I wish I was: Back in Japan. In fact, I will be in April! Can’t wait.
My favourite day is: Any day I get to sew, and once a month I do the Renegade Market. That is the best day because I get to show everyone what I have been making and meet my customers.
The biggest influence in my life was/is: My mother. She taught me to sew and to never give up on anything or anyone.
The funniest thing that ever happened to me was: I married a long distant relative (by marriage only)…. small world yes?
Someone famous I met was: Shirley Shackelton…who is she I hear you ask? Well she was the wife of one of the reporters killed in Balibo in East Timor. I met her on a tram in Melbourne and she was so delightful. Shirley is a crafter and I had watched her on ABC TV many years ago. It still gives me a thrill to think about her.
My motto is: Don’t cry, you can’t see to fix it!
SONG My Blue Heaven (my dad sang it to me as a child)
SHOP Renegade Gift Shop. Is there any better in town?
EAT Italian food
DRINK Scotch and dry in a long glass, lots of ice