Meet Hilda – one of the works at the Tasmanian College of the Arts at the Inveresk Campus of the University of Tasmania. This area of our city was once a busy rail yard and industrial centre but after many years of re-invention it is now home to the Queen Victoria Museum, University of Tasmania, Tramway Museum, cafes and a football stadium.
These tracks are a nod to the sites former life. Seeing disused buildings saved for future generations and given a new lease of life always makes me happy.
Not the best of shots but this is a view of the Academy of the Arts building showing the original roof line.
The Tram Ways Museum , run by keen volunteers , is home and workshop to several of our early trams.
After a visit to my hairdresser last week my hair is a wee bit shorter. At present I am once again toying with the idea of going au naturale with my hair colour . I am hoping this will be third lucky and my colour will now have more silver than brillo pad grey, time will tell.
Today’s outfit is also a nod to re-invention . The little white Paula Ryan jacket has seen many Summers , although in the past it would have been part of a more dressy outfit. I also will admit that it was a tad too snug for comfort for the last couple of years, so I was rather pleased this year when it fitted comfortably again. I found the black cotton and linen Moyuru pants at Allstyle on a recent Hobart trip and instantly knew they would come home. They ticked all the boxes , bought from a small local store, timeless style, good quality and would pair with so many of my old favourites.
I know black has the reputation of being boring , so I always seek out interesting shape and fabric textures. The bottom of the pants have a combination of patchwork pieces in different fabrics.
Today’s finishing touches consist of a variety of black and white bangles , from my collection , I am always on the look out for new ones , these are mostly thrift shop finds, a black and white necklace , Gucci sunnies and my Trippen Happy sandals.
Maybe, its just the end of year thing but I too have been thinking of self re-invention. I will admit to having always been a thinker rather than a do-er but it is time for a change . There are things I want to do and places to see , starting with Cuba next March. I will keep you posted on my progress.
Joining Patti for Visible Monday, Mica for Weekday Wear , Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday and Nancy for Fancy Friday Link Up.