Entries by Thao Hannaford

Beware of Halloween Eyes!

At some point in the past decade Halloween has popularised itself across Australia. While I was growing up Halloween was always an American ‘thing’. It was something we saw in American movies and a part of American culture. Halloween was an eve celebration of the feast of All Hallow’s Day: a three day observance of […]

Vision and Learning

“I used to think I didn’t like to read because I was stupid, now I know it was a problem with my eyes.” Dr. Cameron McCrodan, an optometrist from Canada, began his TEDx talk with the above quote. This came from a 50 year old gentleman who had been successfully treated for a reading/learning disability […]

Novelty Contact Lenses & Halloween

At some point in the past decade Halloween has popularised itself across Australia. While I was growing up Halloween was always an American ‘thing’. It was something we saw in American movies and a part of American culture. Halloween was an eve celebration of the feast of All Hallow’s Day: a three day observance of […]

What colour is this handbag?

Remember that white-gold or black-blue dress debate last year that divided the internet? Taylor Corso (@whyofcorso) tweeted this image with the caption “Everyone say hello to my new baby.” Someone responded “White. Daring.” To which she replied “It’s blue.” So a new colour debate is born #mybag. The bag is said to be ‘mystic blue’. […]