• Wishlist

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    Lifeline and Black Dog Institute I am passionate about supporting those with mental health issues, especially depression.

    SWOP and Vixen Sex worker outreach organisations are really important to our continued survival, and the push for better laws.

    Dainere's Rainbow This is quite a personal one, it raises funds for juvenile glioblastoma research. I have lost two friends to this disease.

    RSPCA I am an avid animal lover, and got my bog dog from this organisation.

    Cancer Council Australia Their overheads are super low, with most of the money going to charity work, and I've worked for them in the past.


    Floral gins

    Bombay Sapphire, Botanic Australis, Bloom London Dry Gin, Geranium, Hendricks, Rock Rose, anything from the Canberra Distillery, Archie Rose, Forty Spotted, Four Pillars


    Verve Cliquot, Mumm, Grant Burge

    Whites and Rosés

    Rieslings, and the Cabernet Franc Rosé from Surveryor Hill


    Shiraz, Shiraz Merlot, Shiraz Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Sangiovese. Most local Canberra reds - the Clonakilla O'Riada is a favourite, as is the Brindabella Hills 2013 and 2015 Shiraz, The Surveyor Hill Tinto, and the Pankhurst Tempranillo. Penfolds, most McLaren Vale, and some more rounded Barossa reds


    Tokay, Muscat, specifically from the Rutherglen region


    Japanese, and non-peaty Scottish and Irish.


    Lilies, peonies, sunflowers, roses, native flower bouquets.


    Ferrero Rocher, Lindt, anything hazelnut or mint chocolate is my weakness; dried strawberries, interesting cordials, homemade delights.

    Asian fusion, a good ravioli or risotto, or a home-style spaghetti bolognaise.


    Leisure Reading

    Milkman by Anna Burns

    Putin's World by Angela Stent

    The Dirty Life and Good Husbandry by Kristin Kimball

    The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

    Voices of Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich



    Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner


    Gardening and Sustainability

    Botany For Gardeners by Brian Capon

    Eat Wild Tasmanian by Rees Campbell

    Wild Food Plants of Australia and Wild Herbs of Australia and New Zealand by Tim Low

    The Weed Forager's Handbook by Adam Grubb and Annie Raser-Rowland

    Field Guide to Useful Plants From Temperate Australia by R. J. Hardwick and J. M. Caton

    The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch


    Elizabeth Arden - Mediterranean

    Dicoo - Fragrancy

    Calvin Klein - One



    Wheel and Barrow - homewares

    Country Road

    La Creuset - kitchenware

    Do You Even - activewear

    Gym Shark - activewear

    Lululemon - activewear

    Lorna Jane - activewear

    Steam - video games

    Amazon - ebooks