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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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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When life doesn’t go according to plan…

The last 3 months have certainly been far from any of the plans we had. Our plans have just been put on hold for a little while (and hopefully not too much longer). My lifestyle changed overnight and I don’t have a regular routine at the moment. I’m traveling for work again which has added […]

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‘A Hundred Small Lessons’ by Ashley Hay

‘A Hundred Small Lessons’ tells the stories of the inhabitants of a house in Brisbane, both past and present.  The previous owner, Elsie, is an old lady who has a fall and is forced to leave her home of 62 years to a retirement village. The new owners are Lucy and Ben and their one-year-old […]

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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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