Friday, August 28, 2009


I am a Pizza nut these days. I dream about it. But none of that evil Pizza Hut or Dominos, its all about Eagle Boys of the independent pizza restaurants.

My good friend Jo works at Pizza Miltonio at Milton in Brisbane, and she is going to tell us a bit about Pizza!

Tell me a little about Pizza Miltonio?
Jo says: opened 4 years ago. I am an original employee, the only original left. I feel like part of the furniture.

What do you like about working in a Pizza place?
Jo says:
I like meeting the customers.

Simmone says: At least she isnt eating the customers!

What is your favourite Pizza?
Jo says:
Super Supreme

Simmone says: That is what I had, was really excellent! Next time I need to get olives and extra pineapple!

Do you ever skimp on the topping if a customer is mean?
Jo says:
no, I tend to make a pizza extra good if the customer has complained about their previous pizza.

How many times a week do you have pizza??
Jo says:
everyday! well every weekday!

Simmone says: am now convinced I am in the wrong job!

Any advice for Pizza lovers?
Jo says:
choose wisely and enjoy your pizza!

Simmone says: that sounds almost sinister Jo!
For a menu go to

Sunday, August 16, 2009

When I went to Tokyo with my Nana over 2 years ago she bought an interesting Keyring made of brown leather with some nice little cow fur patches. We went into this little shop near the JR train station in Ueno and there was a keyring, it was kind of expensive (4000 Yen) and she couldnt decide whether to buy it. Well the next day she bought it and it has lasted her well the time since. She has always had these little fold away keyrings where the keys sit in the middle and are folded up to keep them tucked away and safe.

I was inspired by this interesting design to make some little keyrings of my own using some cute fabrics. The keys sit in the middle and are folded up and tucked away...when in use just flop out the keys. The keys are all tucked away when not use so they arent getting tangled up with your other bag goodies and they arent scratching your sunglasses or phone, and they are made from some very cute fabrics!

These little keyfolds can be found at

Monday, August 3, 2009

"Well, allow me to introduce myself to you as an advocate of Ornamental Knowledge. You like the mind to be a neat machine, equipped to work efficiently, if narrowly, & with no extra bits or useless parts. I like the mind to be a dustbin of scraps of brilliant fabric, odd gems, worthless but fascinating curiosities, tinsel, quaint bits of carving, and a reasonable amount of healthy dirt. Shake the machine and it goes out of order; shake the dustbin and it adjusts beautifully to its new position." Robert Davies

Let me introduce myself...Simmone is my name. I like birds. in fact my cockatiel just typed that full stop. Good job!

I cant really figure how to introduce myself, so lets just say...I am currently a full time artist/crafter, I have a lot of pets ( I will certainly write about them here), I like sci-fi, I love to read, I often watch crime dramas -and especially like Bones, I am a little messy and unorganised though I wish I wasnt, I love listening to Neko Case, I own the 3 Resident Evil dvds, and I love Totoro.