Fortitude Valley, described by Visit Brisbane as “a contradiction in itself – raw, yet sophisticated. It is where elegance and style meet grungy and offbeat” It’s a fantastic, kinda grubby, little gem about a mile outside of the Brissy CBD and I absolutely adore it! When I first arrived in Australia back in August 2014,… Continue reading Fortitude Valley Forever
Charity shop, Op shop or Thrift shop, whatever you choose to call these wondrous, cavernous stores, you are bound to have a story or two to tell. My love for all things ‘vintage’ was reignited last week after a brief Instagram conversation with Laura from Hippy Tat. She posted a beautiful picture on Instagram of… Continue reading They Had a Broken Keyboard, I Bought a Broken Keyboard
I am very swiftly approaching the end of my current chapter. Having spent the last 2 years and 7 months travelling, living life as a wandering nomad across Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia and limited parts of Europe, it’ll soon be time to go home and back to reality. Do I want to go home?… Continue reading The End of an Era
As we swiftly approach 2017 I thought I would have a look back over the past year and reminisce a little over the fun Kerry and I had travelling the world, embracing new cultures and sampling new cuisines. I have complied a few of my favourite posts that document our journey from the depths of… Continue reading South to North: A Look Back Over 2016…
Christmas is often portrayed as a cold, snowy, cosy time of year. For most it conjures images of happy families snuggled around a log fire, a snowman wrapped in a plaid scarf standing guard on the front lawn and glasses of spicy, mulled wine served with warmed, fragrant mince pies. Aaww, I can see it now…… Continue reading ¡Feliz Navidad!
And here we have it, Monday again. And with it comes a hazy glow, a definite sense of autumn and the urge to wrap up under the covers and eat copious amounts of carbs! This ‘Autumn Glow’ is mostly due to the clocks going back here in Sydney and unfortunately it’s now dark at 6pm.… Continue reading My Homemade Korma Recipe #yummmmm
Last Monday Kerry and I said our final farewell to Adelaide and boarded a plane back to the dizzying heights of Sydney. SA was definitely an experience; Adelaide is a beautiful, buoyant city, there are dreamy, postcard-esque coastlines and charming rural towns full of history and traditional architecture. The people we met during our 2… Continue reading Easy Peasy Polenta