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Finding Dory at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

A little while ago my daughter and I snuck off to Sydney for some mummy-daughter bonding. My Little Miss was most excited because she knew we were going to SEA LIFE Aquarium at Sydney Harbour. We hadn’t been there since she her brother had been born. Needless to say, we are big fans of the… Read more »

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Getting Crafty Like a Fox with Mikaela Danvers – Resin Bangles

I have a few friends who have that rather cool style that you can only get when you buy those one-of-a-kind pieces that you pick up at markets which specialise in hand-made goods. That or they are truly talented and make it for themselves. I admire them. How they pull together colours and patterns effortlessly. I… Read more »

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Romeo and Juliet – a Bell Shakespeare production

Last night I attended the opening night of Romeo and Juliet at the Canberra Theatre, thanks to Bell Shakespeare company. I think high school English teachers have a lot to answer for in relation to many people’s (mine included) obsession with Romeo and Juliet. Partly because they choose to study this play right when girls are… Read more »

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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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Camping & Hiking: Lessons I’ve Learnt

Last week I had the pleasure of spending most of the week, out of mobile coverage, sleeping in a tent and hiking through the beautiful bush along the Wingecaribee River near Berrima in the NSW Southern Highlands. This is the joys of being a primary school teacher – occasionally you get to do really cool… Read more »

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Me and Mrs Jones

With their consistently good food and friendly, efficient service – Me and Mrs Jones has become my ‘regular’ haunt. Whether it’s dropping in to grab a takeaway coffee or sitting down to a meal, I struggle to find fault with this place. Me and Mrs Jones was the first restaurant in Canberra I tried. Unfortunately… Read more »

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Powerhouse Museum in Sydney

Located only a short stroll from Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum resides in the old Ultimo Power Station. This museum is comprised of twelve permanent exhibits, covering science, technology, design and decorative arts, engineering, architecture, health and medicine, fashion and contemporary culture. However, the purpose of our visit was for two things – The Wiggles… Read more »