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Emma Scott-Child

HACKY MONDAYS – CLEAN YOUR KEYBOARD GUNK

By April 24, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

If the germaphobes of the internet are to be believed, I may as well be typing this on a dog turd. According to experts, computer keyboards are dirtier than toilet seats and you’re probably about to fall down dead because one of the 1500 types of bacteria on your keyboard has finally done you in.

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CALL THAT A BISCUIT? THIS IS A BISCUIT.

By April 24, 2017 FOOD

For my Aussie readers, this post is preaching to the choir, but for everyone else, I’d like to introduce you to the golden wonder of the ANZAC biscuit.

Tomorrow is ANZAC Day, where we commemorate the lives of Australians and New Zealanders lost to war and we celebrate by eating a biscuit that is essentially what you’d get if porridge and toffee had an Aussie lovechild – and it’s bloody delicious.

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HACKY MONDAYS – STASH YOUR CASH AT THE BEACH

By April 10, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

You’re on holiday and you managed to beat the Germans to a good towel spot, so you’re staying there all day. Where do you put your cash when you want to go for a swim? Inside a tennis ball, of course, but you might want to watch out for dogs.

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BASIL AND PINK GRAPEFRUIT G&T, ANYONE?

By April 7, 2017 COCKTAILS

THE SUN IS OUT! Time to drink pretty cocktails in the garden and ignore the groaning pile of laundry that’s taking over the bedroom.

Sometimes the prettiest cocktails end up being sickly sweet, but this one is nice and sharp and peppery.

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HOW TO BOSS YOUR BUSINESS CARD – FROM A DESIGNER WHO’S SEEN IT ALL

By April 4, 2017 DESIGN
Here’s a new regular feature for Ladyland, I’m calling it GRAPHIC DETAIL

My ‘real job’  is branding design and art direction. When I’m not awkwardly shooting my hand, gripping random objects for life hacks, I’m designing brands. I meet so many people who have questions about design for their businesses so I thought I’d write some posts about the basics of branding, starting with the first thing people design when they start out, business cards.

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