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My Powdered Wig Fell Off - Barristerial Chattels

 Indeed it was one of those days. Either a (ward)robe malfunction or the robe misbehaved.

“All rise” and keep your pants wig on!

The caricature so reminds me of the moment when facing the judge (in District Court in Adelaide), my wig slipped forward and down as I bent to get up from the bar table.   494 more words



‘What’s On Your Mind’

‘Family Law’

Aavik Art


The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer's Body

As a lawyer you see “the oily wheels of every fortune, the hideous wrangling of heirs over corpses not yet cold, the human heart grappling with the Penal Code.”  BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850) : Le Notaire (1840).  1,338 more words

Quick & Easy Jabots: Variations on a Theme

A jabot is a ruffle or frill that is worn at the neckline and is typically made of lace.  They can either be ruffles on either side of the shirt opening, or a separate piece.   840 more words


A Passel of Accessories (HSM #7)

This is an extremely belated HSM post but I assure you that I did, in fact, complete these items back in July! I ran out of time to photograph and write about them…but better late than never, right? 812 more words