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National Gallery of Australia: Tom Roberts

As a blogger sometimes you are lucky enough to be invited to events you truly want to go to. I had the privilege to be invited to a special preview of the National Gallery of Australia’s new exhibit which has pulled together an immense collection of paintings by Tom Roberts. Paintings that span his entire… Read more »

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Trevs at Dickson

Breakfast would have to be my favourite meal of the day, so when I had the opportunity to try out ‘Trev’s Taste Collective’ as a part of  a social media breakfast – nothing was going to stop me getting there! Not even getting stranded on the Barton Highway with a tyre blow out. After all,… Read more »

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What you should be looking for in your health insurance.

Over the last couple of months, my husband and I have been deciding whether or not we want any more children. This was an important decision to make as it had ramifications on our health insurance choices. If you’ve been following my blog you would know that due to our son’s health issues, we’ve seen… Read more »

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The Cupping Room

Sometimes you manage to find a place where everything just works. The food is always delicious and cooked just right. The staff are informative and can actually tell you about what’s on the menu – and most importantly the staff actually serve you, are polite and get your order right. The atmosphere also has a… Read more »

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Elk & Pea’s Boozy Brekkie

(This review is a guest post by Xpatriate Games) Sundays done right – First you snooze, and then you booze Do you eat out for breakfast? I don’t tend to but the Sunday ‘boozy brekky’ on offer at one of my local Canberra haunts, The Elk & Pea Eating House is definitely a breakfast indulgence… Read more »

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Black Diggers

It is difficult to grow up in Australia and not be familiar with the story of the ANZACs. Every government school and practically every independent school commemorates ANZAC day with their own private ceremonies. This year marks the Centenary of the ANZAC. All around the country special exhibits are being held to honour those who… Read more »

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Keeping my cool… with Dyson!

When we bought our first Dyson vacuum cleaner a few years ago, we thought it was a bit of a self-indulgent splurge – justified by the fact I have an allergy to dust mite. Less than six months later, we loved it so much that we invested in the little hand held Dyson. So when… Read more »