Do you remember the pungent smell of boiled cauliflower being plonked down in front of you at the dinner table as a kid? I do. It was right up there with tinned asparagus, brussel sprouts and the smoked oysters my parents used to break [...]
One of the lovely things about writing a magazine food and wine column is that I get to regularly meet and interview local artisan producers and inspirational entrepreneurs . Amongst those are fabulous women like Phillippa Grogan who so generously gave me her time to [...]
In just two short hours I’ve left the green rolling parks and lush beer gardens of a warm London summer far behind and I am gliding over the arid dessert, salmon pink houses and swathes of olive tree farms of Morocco.
They say that Marrakech is an ‘assault on the [...]
Are you looking for a little winter escape this weekend just perhaps?
There’s something magical about rugging up and heading to the mountains in the dead of winter.
Just over an hour out of Melbourne, lush green rolling hills dotted with Friesian cows and weather board farm houses give way [...]
So readers, I’m back in Melbourne now and the holiday is well and truly over (*sigh*) I’m back at work, back into the uni assignments and back in the middle of a grim Melbourne winter. But! its still summer in Europe in my heart and the tan obtained from 6 [...]
So dear readers…I”M BACK! I’ve always been here behind the scenes and thinking of you but May was an insane blur of uni work, full time work and lack of sleep. Now, I’m most thrilled to have come up for air in Europe for 6 glorious weeks which was always [...]Continue Reading →
Dear Paris, I cannot wait to meet you again. I know we parted on somewhat bad terms but that was a long time ago. Yes, I’m ashamed to admit that I never ventured past a ham and cheese baguette, never whispered the language of love in your ear and walked [...]Continue Reading →
Isn’t it uncanny the way the universe conspires, steps in and gives you that gentle little push to say ‘ trust me, you’re where you should be …keep going!!?
At the beginning of this year, I had decided that the blog would be taking [...]Continue Reading →
There’s a little hint of autumn floating around like the golden flecked leaves that crunch around my feet as I walk to work now.
I’m already dreading pulling myself away from underneath cosy covers and flannelette pyjamas in the morning but not to worry. While my favourite winter coat and [...]Continue Reading →
Oh hello there! Things have been a little quiet around here as ‘Tis the season of weddings and university assignments and lets just say its been tsunami of late but a most enjoyable one at that.
My weekends have been spent celebrating with my favourite people and getting carried away [...]Continue Reading →