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Belle - - Content S - NA­DINE B USH

Na­dine wrote the travel story in this is­sue, p188. Who/what have been en­dur­ing cre­ative in uences? My grand­mother and mother, my child­hood in Sri Lanka, na­ture, travel, and the arts and crafts of dif­fer­ent cul­tures. Where is home and what do you love about it? A small, sunny apart­ment in Cam­meray, Syd­ney, over­look­ing bush­land on the top oor of an old duplex with a bal­cony that runs the length of one side. I love small space apart­ment liv­ing, be­ing close to the city and hav­ing neigh­bours. Favourite lo­cal haunts? Charlie Parker’s, Padding­ton; Kin­dred Restau­rant, Hum­ming Puppy Yoga Stu­dio and The Rab­bit Hole Or­ganic Tea Bar, all in Red­fern; Marta Os­te­ria, Rush­cut­ters Bay. Ul­ti­mate travel es­cape in 2018/19? To ex­plore Sri Lanka’s north and the Mal­dives. De­sign item you are cov­et­ing? Jew­ellery from Momoko Hatano’s new Shinju Col­lec­tion. On your read­ing/view­ing list? I just read The Un­teth­ered Soul by Michael Singer; the new Queer Eye TV se­ries.

MATT L OWDEN

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