Girl With a Satchel

Blog URL:http://girlwithasatchel.com
Blog Tags:magazines, pop culture, fashion, feminism, faith, Christianity
Country:Australia

Musings on glossy magazines, pop culture and girlie things.



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Mrs Satchel.: On passion (for WHITE magazine)“All thoughts, all passions, all delights,White issue 32. Cover by Lara Hotz.Whatever stirs this mortal frame,All are but ministers of love,And feed his sacred flame.”“Love”, Samuel Taylor Coleridg...

When I first met Luke and Carla Burrell in an Oxenford cafe, their little one Milo in tow, I was mesmerised by their earthiness and dedication to the beautifully produced magazine they kindled into being in Newcastle nine years ago; she with a backgr...

"Everyone has a dream. To write a book, travel the world, or quit your job and do something completely different, such as create some groundbreaking art, for example. Often, the dream doesn’t come true. But is this such a bad thing? We don’t thin...

"Be a heroine, not a victim," said Nora Ephron. And isn't that true of Michelle Payne, the female jockey who put the wind up the sails of Prince of Penzance and performed a precision move at the last to conquer the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, beating t...

In an interview with Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne on a television show called The Meaning of Life, Stephen Fry takes God to task for the pain and injustice of the world. His intellectual reasoning is utterly convincing and convicting. And this I say a...

How LOVELY!Mrs. Carla Burrell and her team at WHITE never cease to delight with an issue. While the lace and broderie anglaise, melodious studio images, woodland wedding settings and lovely flat-lays captivate aesthetically, it's the articles that gi...

A younger but perhaps wiser friend recently pointed out to me, "It doesn't naturally follow that if you are a mother, you also have the role of a wife, and even if you were, the role of a wife is different to the role of a mother. They are two separa...