To mark this special occasion, and fitting with the football world cup, I chose to wear a Green and Gold recycled fashion outfit:
Also on topic with all things Australian, here is my flea market find this week, slotting in with Sophie's Her Library Adventures.
- Vintage Suede Jacket, $3 thrifted from a Cairns Op Shop whilst backpacking in 1997
- Green Top by Cue $5 Op Shop (cant remember which)
- Roxy Cord Pants/Trousers $20, bought new with tags (RRP $169!) from Brotherhood of St Laurence Op Shop, Melbourne CBD
- Vintage boots £35 TopShop London
- Scarf 50c from All Souls Op Shop, Sandringham
A retro Vegemite cook book no less. The recipes I must share with WotsForTea. Ahhh Vegemite, the uniquely Australian and fair dinkum Aussie icon with 90 percent of Aussies having a jar in their pantry. I scored this book for $1 from the Three Legged Chair Op Shop in Mornington.
"The Three Legged Chair Op-Shop has been running since 2003, with all profits supporting Mornington based charity New Peninsula Community Caring Inc. - a not for profit organisation committed to helping people in need with; counselling, food relief, advocacy and mentoring as well as overcoming debt and addiction."
18 Progress St, Mornington Victoria 3931 Australia
Telephone: (03) 5973 5522 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (03) 5973 5522 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
We're happy little Vegemites
As bright as bright can be.
We all enjoy our Vegemite
For breakfast, lunch, and tea.
Our mummies say we're growing stronger
Every single week,
Because we love our Vegemite
We all adore our Vegemite
It puts a rose in every cheek.
I am a conditioned marmite lover, but have been partial to the odd vegemite scroll from Bakers Delight. Now that I have taken the pledge, I have two jars in my pantry, side by side:
Tea drinking, wet weathered, green countrysided England is my history, but the land of sweeping plains and jewel sea, this sunburnt country of Australia is my future.
Words taken from the iconic poem My Country by Dorothea Mackellar.