A day trip to Kurrajong

One Sunday in spring, my hubby, mum-in-law and I took a little trip to Kurrajong, which is a small town just outside of Sydney, near the Blue Mountains. We drove through the countryside, ate delicious, fresh food at cafes, shopped at cute, little boutiques and wandered around a musty, old antique store that I’m convinced […]

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Cooking adventures

I have always appreciated the abundance and variety of fresh food and products available to us in Australia. And I appreciate it so much since this pandemic began. We went through a few weeks where we had to make do with whatever was available. We also haven’t bought takeaway since March, and have been eating […]

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Dinner and gelato in Canberra

Last weekend in Canberra my best friend and I caught up over a delicious Asian fusion dinner at Lazy Su’s, followed by gelato (or chocolate sorbet for me) at Gelato Messina in Braddon. I couldn’t believe how much Canberra had changed since my last visit in April 2017!! Braddon used to be full of car […]

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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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Weeknight dinner in the city

In May – the week before our apartments went to auction, that is the time when it was calm before the storm – my lovely friend Mel and I caught up over delicious Mexican food in the city. Great views and yummy treats that left us feeling full and happy. It’s great spot to catch […]

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