Work travel

I travelled a lot in my old job. It was interesting to see different cities. Although to be honest, most Australian cities look the same. And you never really see more than out the window during the taxi ride to the hotel, the city (which looks like every other Australian city), the boardroom for the […]

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‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

This is my favourite book for the year so far. I enjoyed learning about Michelle’s childhood and her parents and brother, her university years and career before meeting Barack. I especially loved reading about their love story of course! But I also learned a lot about wearing many hats in life as she described how […]

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7 things lately…

1) We tried a new restaurant in our old neighbourhood every Friday night in May because we didn’t want to mess up our kitchen for Saturday morning inspections when our apartments were on the market. 2) We tried cafes in different neighbourhoods while searching for a house. 3) We managed to get away to Fiji […]

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Books that helped me get my life in order

1) ‘Thrive’ – Arianna Huffington redefines success as more than traditional measure such as wealth and titles 2) ‘Remarkability’ – I’ve read this every time I start a new role. Lorraine Murphy reminds me how to stay organised and prioritise during busy phases of my life. 3) ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’ – Marie […]

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Breakfast on the weekend

My favourite weekend ritual is savouring a hot breakfast at a local cafe with my husband. We catch up on the news, talk about our week and relax over some combination of eggs with toast, and tea or coffee. There’s no better way to start the weekend, especially after a hectic work week when breakfast […]

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