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Episode 34: The Hatmobile

431873_507122892669264_1389539392_nIt was while living in rural Austria that Waltraud Reiner remembers her first hat.

Even though it belonged to traditional dress, it was considered “out there” because of it’s vibrant red colour.

But that wasn’t where she fell in love with hats. That happened years later in Australia.

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Episode 33: Kitty Von Tastique

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Alright hands up. Who here has tried one of those diets that seem to good to be true?

You are not alone. In fact people have been trying fad diets since the early 20th Century.

This week on This Retro Life we delve into vintage fitness and nutrition with Kitty Von Tastique .
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Episode 32: Rollin’ Ragdolls

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Time to swap camper trailer wheels for roller skates.

It’s time for the last stop on our virtual vintage voyage month of June.

Today we have not one, not two but three incredible people for you to meet!

Ladies and gentlemen meet the Rollin’ Ragdolls! 

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Episode 29: Miss Sixties Twist

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For the month of June we are taking you on a virtual vintage tour of the world.

Each week you’ll meet someone who is living in vintage life in different countries. You’ll get to hear about their local vintage scene and be inspired by their retro events.

Our first stop is Barcelona, Spain to meet Miss Sixties Twist.
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Episode 26: Adele La Belle

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This week we are running away and joining the circus!

What is it about that big top, the acrobats, trapeze artists and clowns that inspire us to dream of a life travelling the world performing.

But what if you made the dream a reality?

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Adele La Belle! 
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Episode 21: La Viola Vixen

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Photo: John Paul Bichard

This week we are off to Berlin to meet an Australian who is ingrained in the German cities burlesque scene.

It was a first date that saw La Viola Vixen first experience the art of burlesque.
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