Blonde Ambition

Vote for love

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me … nothing, because I was still single. But my single status isn’t due to lack of interest—in fact, thanks to eHarmony, I went on more first dates in the last three months of 2014 than I had IN TOTAL in the past three […]

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Hello sunshine

“Look at the stars, look how they shine for you; and everything you do, yeah they were all yellow.” —Coldplay— While Australian winters aren’t quite as dark, wet and grey as those faced by the northern hemisphere, it’s still nice to inject a splash of warmth and sunshine into your life when it’s cold outside. If, like […]

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Unite in white

This is Michelle. ‘Mich’ to her loved ones. She is mum to Finnigan, 4, and Eloise, almost 2, and last year she celebrated her 40th birthday. An architect by trade, she is from the United States originally, and moved to Australia with her husband in 2009. When she isn’t hanging out with her family, Mich loves visiting art museums […]

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It’s not easy being green

There are a number of sentences that can quickly conjure up a sense of fear and panic in people. For me, the first is when my mum uses my full name. It almost always means I’m in trouble. Although it’s been a few years since it was last used … after I secretly increased my credit card […]

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One year

They say the first year of anything—marriage, parenthood, moving home after living abroad—is said to be the hardest. I don’t know who ‘they’ are, but I assume their theory has something to do with all those long, sleepless nights. And while I’ve not yet dipped my toe into the grown-up world of marriage or babies, […]

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