Author: Chanel Ferns

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger …

I write this post on the following day after being laid off from the job I love. Failure..setback ..opportunity and dreams to be fulfilled.

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Sweet & Sour Goodness @white mojo

I’m a foodie, Love my food. Take my food very seriously. Packed with a punch and intricacy of texture and play of flavour. Subtle yet bold. That’s how I like my food. Going by the Melbourne tradition of being a serious brunch person on weekends. I took it upon myself to take a trip into the city on a Sunday. Armed with my trusted camera and responsible chaperone Marcus, we walked into the lovely but bustling little café White Mojo Speciality Coffee & Roaster. The name of the restaurant doesn’t sound very appealing when you compare it to the many intriguingly named dime or dozen cafés across Melbourne. One thing for sure Melbourne can serve a pretty good spread when it comes to brunch with ingeniously creative menu items besides all time favourite Avo on toast or poached eggs. The White Modo has a very pedestrian feel to it when it comes to its ambience and interiors. If you’re coming for ambience, this isn’t the place, situated on the food street of Melbourne – Hardware …

My Wonderful Creation

A bit of self gloat .. Working on your self is hard – working on your own portfolio as a designer is harder . Compiling and making things look perfect , being your own client and critic. Its an impossible game to please yourself. But after long procrastination its coming to shape. Here’s a glimpse a sneak peek. Madame Bob’s Personal Folio

Geçmiş olsun “May it be the past”

  “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.” – Bill Bryson 2015 was a hard year for me. It meant transition – a big change. They say calm before the storm. My calm was my trip to Turkey, my trip across the Indian ocean and the Mediterranean to this amalgamation of Asian and European cultures. As my plane descended onto Istanbul, I was nervous, excited a mixed bag of emotions. Just as I had expected from the beautiful images captured by my favourite chef Anthony Bourdain. From the glorious food to the majestic Sophia Hagia, hustle and bustle of Istiklal street. Each morning, I would wake up with a kingsize appetite with all the walking and playing tourist during the day. Our lovely hosts treated us each morning with the king size kahvaltı ( breakfast) spread, which consists of the luscious Kaymak which is creamy clotted cheese,  Sucuk a spicy meaty sausage.  Spoilt with an elaborate …

Training Wheels

Super excited about Training Wheels an inspiring and interactive one-day workshop  to prepare designers and start-ups for the launch of their brand at Life Instyle. Back by popular demand  Life Instyle presents its third edition of Training Wheels. The seminar has some impressive lineup of speaker, There are few that I am most excited about. I will be attending the full day workshop, stay tuned for some awesomeness !