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Who said youth is wasted on the young?

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Who said youth is wasted on the young?

Op shopping is a more broadly recognised way of helping the environment by minimising resource use and reducing landfill, and is also a great way to save money, make money, create a unique wardrobe and even contribute to wellbeing.

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Feeling brown?

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Feeling brown?

Does brown make you feel warm and chocolatey? Or a little bit poo?

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A bird in the hand ... should be in the bush!

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A bird in the hand ... should be in the bush!

                              These photos relate to a conversation between Tanya and Louise of Da Loop earlier this week. Top left: Tanya planned to visit Louise's house to help with some tricky mannequin photos (see Facebook & Instagram posts 27/8/19) and Louise warned her about the state of her house, so Tanya illustrated her care factor by sending photos of her equally wretched abode… …which led to the question about the IKEA bag filled with gumnuts (see phone screenshot).Top right: The completely gorgeous Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksia),...

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On the Couch with Geraldine 'Gypsy' Ramble

Given the look on her face, one could easily be fooled into thinking that the mannequin megastar sitting opposite me has nothing between her ears. Not so. From car chases with drug dealers to surviving the 2016 Aldgate Floods, what better ambassador could there be for saving the world one garment at a time?Asked as to her greatest achievement to date,  Gypsy would undoubtedly reply ‘my five beautiful children’ if she actually had kids. No matter, there’s still time, and there’s always adoption of course. She instead speaks of overcoming her addiction to hair ties – a battle she undertook in...

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