Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Jeans and a Tee: Back to work after ex-cyclone Oswald

Here's what I wore today to return to work after surviving ex-cyclone Oswald:
Necklace: gift from DH
Bracelets: the usual
Tee: gifted MonsterThreads cat and dog graphic tee
JeansJeanswest 'spoylt' super skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagMarc By Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran bag with gold hardware in carob brown from Reebonz

Back to the blog with a quick happy snap of what I wore to work today to show you that we made it through the wild weather in Queensland this long weekend.

And by "made it through" I mean: we left home, moved in with DH's parents, moved our freezer contents over there and enjoyed their food, hospitality and electricity as the disaster unfolded. We were incredibly lucky. I was told to get back into the office as usual today - unfortunately in casual clothes as I didn't think to pack office wear when we left home!

People have died, homes and businesses are under water, communities are stranded, people are living in evacuation centres and there are many homes still without power. You can read some of the stats here, and see some photos here. We were extremely blessed to have gotten through with no negative impacts. There are still many in Queensland and New South Wales struggling with the impact of ex-cyclone Oswald.

If you want to donate, you can donate to the red cross here. You can also donate goods here. Please keep the flood victims in your prayers. Life will go back to normal for us as we move back home and continue working, many don't have that option right now.

The tee was last worn here, jeans here, converse here and bag here.

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  1. What a cute dog! Great picture as well!
    Have a fabulous time!

    Best wishes, Alexandra

  2. Wow, what a scary storm! I'm glad you're ok (and sorry you had to go back to work!) but all the destruction is unbelievable. On a happier note, I like your casual outfit and your chucks!

    1. Thanks :) The devastation up north is just crazy, it is completely unbelievable.

  3. I'm so glad you went through the whole ordeal unscathed, lovely lady! Wasn't it a trying time? I hope you and your family are safe now and that all your basic amenities restored.

    And you look beautiful! AND I WANT YOUR DOG. Hahahaha.

    <3 Mandy xx

    1. Thanks Mandy. We were so lucky, hope you got off lightly too. Crazy seeing what it's done up north! :(

  4. I'm glad you are safe! Happy to see a smile on your face!

    -Olivia. xx

  5. I am glad you are safe, darling... you look so lovely on this photo...

  6. The floods in Queensland have been on the news here in Belgium.
    So sad! Glad you're safe.

    x Krizia

    Shark Attack - Fashion Blog

  7. I'm so glad you're ok Mica. Cyclones, Tornadoes and Hurricanes are horrendous. The damage and death they cause can be tremendous. Saying prayers for all. Love your tee and jeans.

    1. Thanks Kim, prayers are really appreciated, it's so sad seeing the horrible impact on the news.

  8. Casual and nice. Love the puppy.

  9. I'm so happy to hear you're okay Mica!! It's incredibly sad to hear and read about the loss from this.

    You look like you're in good spirits in a casually cool look with forever cutie Cooper!


    1. Thanks Theresa! We were very lucky with it. And I was happy we got to spend all of the time with Cooper by our side! :)

  10. Oh my gosh! I'm glad that you are safe and that you get to go back home!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  11. I've heard about it, it's so terrible and I am so sorry...

  12. I'm glad everyone I know in Brissie is oK! I can't believe it's happened again so soon after!

    steph / absolutely-fuzzy.com

    1. I am so happy Brisbane got off a lot lighter than last time, but it's horrible for those who had to go through it all again :(

  13. lovely Outfit!!!
    Brissy has some big problems before... i hope everything is ok there!
    I lived there before for some months and I loved it!

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    1. It is a wonderful city, it's so sad when it floods :(

  14. Great that you are ok.. Take care of your self and your family!!!
    Wonderful dog you have!)

  15. Glad to hear you are ok! Love your pup :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  16. So glad you are doing better, the chuck taylors are awesome.

  17. I'm so glad to hear that you are safe and that you had a good place to stay during the cyclone.

    This is a really cute, casual look. I hope you had a great day back at work! Your dog is adorable :)

  18. I hope everything is ok tere now :)
    Lovely bag !


  19. Glad that you're ok, Mica! How scary.

  20. love your simple style and your dog ^^

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  21. love the comfy outfit! Glad to hear you're safe :)


  22. I'm so glad to hear you made it through safely, that is wonderful. And loving your casual outfit :)


  23. it's good to hear that you and your family are all safe and sound!

    dash dot dotty

  24. I can't believe all this crazy weather, and some people have such a struggle recovering. it's really terrible.
    Glad you hear you and cooper are safe!
    Chic on the Cheap

  25. I'm really glad to hear that you guys are ok. It was horrific! We are nice and safe down here in Melboure but my family is in Qld and not enjoying the time :( Hopefully people will get back on their feet shortly.

    xx Mandi

    1. Hope your family are safe Mandi, some parts of the state have been really badly affected!

  26. OH wow, I hope people will be able to recover from this...such a tragedy :(
    Although I am glad you made it safe and well!

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  27. I'am really glad to hear that everybody is safe and oke.

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  28. Thank you all for your thoughtful comments. We are very blessed and lucky to be okay.


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