• Life

    My Blogging Journey

    In this post, I reflect on my blogging journey this past year and share a few highlights that I've experience along the way!

  • To mark my one year blogging anniversary, I answer some of your questions about me, the face behind The Velvet Court!

    The Face Behind The Velvet Court

    To mark my one year blogging anniversary, I reintroduce myself to my new readers, putting a name to the face behind The Velvet Court!

  • Life

    Representation vs Revenue

    By not including people with disabilities in advertisements, companies are missing out on a key group of consumers. So why is there this absence of representation in marketing and advertising campaigns?

  • Life

    Life Isn’t All About “Likes”

    While this is not new to people living in Australia, Instagram has recently removed the ability to see how many people have liked posts in the USA, so the debate has started up all over again. With this move bringing up other topics such as mental health, I feel like…

  • Fashion,  Life,  Outfits

    The “Made by Mum” Fashion Label

    Finding clothes that fit, due to my scoliosis, unusual body shape and because I’m sitting down all the time, is sometimes quite hard, so I’m very lucky that my mum can sew. So, when it comes to many race day dresses, they’re from the label “Made by Mum”. From 24…

  • Life

    The Consumerism Side of Life

    The new Apple iPhone 11 series was released a few weeks ago and people are jumping at the bit to buy it (haha including me). From a marketing point of view, Apple has done a fabulous job of getting their consumers to want their latest products. However, this raises the…

  • Life

    Why I Became a Make-A-Wish Volunteer

    Last month marked my one year anniversary of becoming a Make-A-Wish Foundation volunteer. It was actually by chance that I become a volunteer, but I’m happy I did neither the less. For those that don’t know, this story starts over ten years ago when my wish came true, haha back…