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  1. Fiona

    I’ll probably see it on DVD…

  2. L-Izzle

    I haven’t seen it… and I won’t until I’ve read the books (I think I’m the only Australian child of the 90s who missed out on this :\). You’re welcome to lend them to me, if ya wanna speed up the whole process! 😉

    That trifle looks awesomeeeeee. I waaaant.

    I also think you totally rock that first dress, believe it or not! I wanna see the others you bought!!

  3. theresa

    I have seen the movie — it’s what inspired me to read the books, actually. I liked the movie, but didn’t love it.

    However, I love that dress. Why no photos of the others?

  4. Jess

    Oh man, that movie is out now? I had completely forgotten. I saw the trailer online months ago and thought I might see the movie, then proceeded to forget about its existence. I guess I didn’t get reminded often enough because the only advertising I’m exposed to is the posters on bus shelters, since I don’t really watch TV (well, any TV shows I watch, I download — ooh, slap on wrist, etc) and I don’t really listen to the radio. But I thought the trailer looked pretty good so I’ll probably see the movie. I can’t remember the last time I saw a movie… umm I saw a special screening of The Return of the King in June when the beautiful Regent Cinema was about to shut down and was doing a showcase of movies from each decade since it opened, but prior to that… no idea. But then again, when someone asks me on Monday what I did on the weekend, I always hesitate and then have to think pretty hard, so apparently my brain just doesn’t like recalling events or something. Nice work.

    That first dress looks like someone cut up a Monet and concertina-folded it. Amazing. In other words, I like it but I could never wear it.

  5. gmasydney

    Loved all those dresses – you really should have bought that first one – soooo romantic! I look forward to seeing them and the ones you didn’t photograph – your anti-photographing friend is a spoilsport; but lucky you to have friends who go shopping with a shopping-hater nonetheless.

    And – that trifle: Is it wheat free, too?

  6. Johanna GGG

    maybe oprah should include a high profile viewing of TWTWB on her trip to Australia

    I never read this book at school – I think I was before its time – but I read it recently and wondered how they would do the film – glad to hear you enjoyed it as I worried how it would be.

    cute dresses – vintage clothes shopping is fun even if only to see the cool old clothes on display – I actually thought the first dress was sweet but wondered where you would wear it – obviously to your hippie stall at some farmers market where you could sell the quinoa you were growing in your bra!

  7. Simply Life

    ha! looks like a fun day!

  8. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    I think trepidatious is a word! lol And very cute fashion pics. Hehe wasn’t your friend happy that you were taking photos?

  9. Yvonne

    I saw the movie and really liked it. Like you, I had my fears that the movie could not live up to the book, and that Caitlin Stasey was not a strong enough actress to play the part of Ellie. but I’m pleased to say how wrong i was, she did a great job and Stuart Beattie also did a great job of writing the screen play. I really wanted it be longer so we could see the development of the characters more; like John Marsden allows us to get to know the characters so well in the book, but I suppose you can’t squeeze everything in to 104 minutes. Like your new clothes too:)

  10. Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    I’ve said trepidatious before!

    I think you looks kinda like a spy in the second photo…Katarzyna Yvgenov, secret agent!
    You second caption reminds me of how when I was in college, we had a string (a streak?) of incidents involving a trenchcoat-&-sunglasses-wearing perv. The Flasher exposed himself (naked under the coat) to several young women at several locations on campus. The hilarious thing was when the school newspaper published a map showing all the locations where the Flasher had struck. I don’t know why, but I found that hysterical…

    I think the third one looks kind of flapper-esque, but I might be weird. I like it!
    I will watch out for that movie :] Though I have only seen 3 or 4 movies in as many years, heh.

  11. Jonathon Clarke

    So glad to hear that you enjoyed the movie. I was fortunate enough to be invited to a screening with the author, after which the wonderful Mr Marsden was interveiwed by Jason Steger from The Age (and the First Tuesday Book Club) , then we had a Q and A sesion, a book signing, a nice little chat….he is a lovely man, and deserves every success.

    Loved the outfits…..this should be a regular side-feature on your blog! 🙂

  12. Louise

    Let me add to the general acclaim for the first dress. I think all it needs is that neck valance removed and it would be even more fabulous. I haven’t seen TWTWB yet, but would like to. Although it’s nearly finished here I think, it might have to be on DVD.

  13. Conor @ HoldtheBeef

    Phew. I was looking at the last dress, thinking that I really quite like it and how it is quite similar to a dress that I own, and I got all sad that you were teasing it about being muu-muu-ish but then I read that you actually bought it and my thoughts changed to making a mental note not to wear my similar dress when we finally hang out and eat lots of chocolate together (not because I’m scared of getting chocolate on my dress but because, in the words of Heidi Klum, we don’t want to be “matchy matchy”.. or maybe we do, to help us recognise each other? Oh dear this is all too complicated I think I need Harmony Sweet-Feather to tell me what to do)

  14. Camille

    I actually think the second one is pretty cute! Maybe it would be better in a brighter color, though. And I, for one, can never get enough nicompoopery (I mean, if we’re making up words and all).

  15. Lauren

    Yet another thumbs up for the first dress, plus an acknowledgement that it isn’t very practical. It could be your costume party-Halloween in the U.S. dress, but few other applications. I looove clothing photos, so post those new ones!

  16. Anna Johnston

    Havent seen TWTWB but probably will now that you’ve given it a big thumbs up (I was thinking along the lines you were) but now I’m thinking along the lines you are…, easily swayed…., that’s me…. by a good blogster.
    Cool dress, good purchase…. all round fun day, thanks for sharing.

  17. Agnes

    I was going to tell you that I liked the floral one. I’m glad you bought it!

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