Brunch at Tonic Lane, Neutral Bay

I tried the brunch at Tonic Lane for the first time with my lovely friend Miss M in August last year.  We had planned to meet at Wild Basket (another café close by) but it was closed, so Miss M suggested Tonic Lane.  Of course, I didn’t take any photos that time because I was […]

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‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan

I first read ‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan just after I turned 26 years old.  It was a beautiful gift from a lovely, thoughtful friend whom I had only met months earlier.  I was living in Hong Kong at the time and (sadly) not loving it.  I was at a point in […]

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25 Simple Things to be Happier

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is prosperous and filled with love, laughter and good health. I’m going in to this year with no expectations.  I want to simply be grateful for each new day, to go with the flow and be ready for whatever life throws at me. I also want to do the […]

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My Pretty Sydney Turned 5…

… in September and I didn’t get a chance to tell you! I was too busy traveling or working that I couldn’t stop to sit down and reflect.  But at the end of another busy year, I finally have some time to write an anniversary post and tell you about my lack of direction with […]

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One Sunday in Spring….

Spring is one of my favourite seasons.  I love the warmer weather that’s just right – not boiling hot that it’s uncomfortable and not freezing cold that it’s painful.   I love slipping back into my summer dresses and cardigans and flats.  I love the longer days and the promise of the holiday season with […]

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