Everyone always talks about business once they’ve made it

Originally published Jul 07, 2015 Ever notice how most of the guests on blogs/podcasts/whatever are usually there to talk about their success? I was chatting to my good friend Tim from the Cock and Crown the other day (if you’re in CBR check them out) when he brought this up. It got me thinking, and on…

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Everything is bigger in Texas

Originally published Jul 01, 2015 Or at least so the saying goes. As most of you would know we’ve had a bit of a run on orders over the last few weeks off the back of our feature on Uncrate – a pleasant but at times overwhelming surprise. It’s humbling and gratifying to see our tattoo…

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What a difference a year makes

Originally published Jun 22, 2015 It was a bit over a year ago now that we got the idea for Anchor & Bliss, and in some ways it feels like it has taken forever to actually get to this point. But we’ve learned that lots of products like ours can take several years to get to…

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Why I freaked out and deleted a tweet

Originally published Jun 13, 2015 Yesterday I found myself in a position that I am unfamiliar with. I saw #distractinglysexy trending, in response to some fairly useless and outdated pondering by Tim Hunt on the place of women in science (the gist was that they inevitably fall in love with you, are a distraction and cannot take professional…

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Guest post from graphic designer Alex McAlpine

Originally published Mar 16, 2015 Alex is a good friend of mine who I met back in the Canberra punk rock days. Looking back, I always considered him a bit more legitimately punk rock than me, so I was really pumped when he agreed to work with us to design our first run of Anchor & Bliss…

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Introducing “Fleet St. Barbershop”

Originally published Feb 13, 2015 Sweeney Todd’s pies weren’t really vegan (we’re not getting into a discussion about consent and veganism here) but I suppose you could say they were all natural, what with their free-range filling and all. So on that note … Tenuous link established. Without further ado (but in a theatrical nature fitting of…

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Introducing “Mother’s Ruin”

Originaly published Feb 06, 2015 It might take its name from that fabled spirit that was the undoing of many an Englishman (or woman) of the 18th century but really the only thing our version of Mother’s Ruin has in common with gin is that they both come in a bottle. And maybe that they both…

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Introducing Bare Bones

Originally published Jan 31, 2015 Hey guys, so we’re super excited to be able to show you this. And you can probably see where we’re going with the whole banner thing too, right? So without any further ado we’re stoked to introduce you to Bare Bones. Bare Bones is the basic variant of our moisturising care…

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Keep your eyes on … this?

Originally published Jan 27, 2015 What’s this swanky little tri-colour banner that we’ve got going on here? What could it be? And what could it mean? So many questions with so few answers in this blog post. Patience young one, all will be revealed (as well as some big big news) over the next 4 weeks.…

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Welcome to 2015, get ready for awesome

Originally published Jan 18, 2015 Hey guys, welcome to 2015! We hope that your year is filled with good times, exciting new ink and, of course, a brand new skin care product to help you take care of it now and into the future! What’s up? So there are exciting things on the horizon for Anchor…

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