One Weekend in Sydney

One Weekend in Sydney


Every year my Dad and brother join thousands of hopefuls and run the 14km from Sydney’s city centre to Bondi Beach in what is known as the City2Surf. Every year I vow to join them and every year I’m conveniently overseas (except for that one time I did do it in 2010 or 2011 – I don’t remember and it’s not that important). This year, 2014 – it was my time to shine.

The good news is that I…

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Canberra Cafe: The Conservatory, National Arboretum Canberra

Canberra Cafe: The Conservatory, National Arboretum Canberra


It was a celebratory Sunday lunch a few weeks back that brought Steve and I to the Conservatory at the National Arboretum Canberra with our parents and my gorgeous boyfriend Matt.

With amazing panoramic views out over the Arboretum grounds and beyond to Lake Burley Griffin, we scored with a table right next to the giant windows. The restaurant, located inside the Village Centre, is hard to miss…

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Canberra Cafe: Doubleshot, Deakin


Last week Bec and I decided to head down to Doubleshot in Deakin for a bit of lunch and a coffee or two.

First things first, this place has some serious style. I was really diggin’ the whole wood cabin vibe on the inside and the chilled outdoor area, a great spot when the sun is shining.

The menu is super impressive – there are so many options that all sound delicious. Unfortunately, it was my…

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