While channel surfing one afternoon, I came across an episode of Donna Hay’s Fast, Fresh, Simple. She was making pumpkin and ricotta ravioli and I was practically salivating on the couch. I filed the recipe away in the outer confines of my mind, determined that I would one day give it a go. Today was […]More
Writer | Traveller | Dreamer. A lesson in contrasts; I am a hopeless romantic and a commitment-phobe; a homebody and a wanderlust sufferer. I have an obsession with striped t-shirts, distressed denim and cocktail dresses and survive mostly on grilled cheese sandwiches.
I am one of those women who loves to have the last word, especially when it comes to dealings with the opposite sex. I have been described as chatty, sarcastic, witty and downright annoying. What I have never been called is quiet. Until I met Harry. As in Prince Harry. The one who fights in […]More
“One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things: your body, a surf-board and a wave.” —Naima Green— Last week while my friends and family were slugging away at the daily grind, I had the pleasure of kicking back in one of the most beautiful coastal spots in Queensland—Noosa. […]More
Today, in less than 10 minutes, I saved three lives. I can almost hear you gasp and wonder who was crazy enough to let me—the girl who barely passed high school biology—loose near patients (I work in the marketing department of a not-for-profit hospital). Fear not! I am not about to hit the headlines as the latest untrained quack to […]More
“A great many things can be resolved with kindness, even more with laughter, but there are some things that just require cake.” The past few weeks have been hectic for me with work events leading to busy days and claiming half of each weekend. I have also been on countdown to a much-anticipated holiday which […]More
“I’ve never been much of a climber—social or otherwise.” On Saturday morning I found myself hot, sweaty and clinging to the front of a cliff. The sun was scorching my skin, there was sweat running down my neck and my muscles were screaming at me as I waved one foot around aimlessly, looking for any […]More
Love thy body. It’s a simple sentence but the reality of it is that so many of us see faults not the beauty when we look in the mirror. And the worrying news is that those finding fault with with their bodies are getting younger. The Australian recently reported that 75 per cent of “tweenagers” […]More