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Let them eat cake

I love baking; I bake for my friends, my colleagues, my family and, sometimes for the lucky few, my dates—although offering up something you’ve cooked just for them sometimes feels a bit more intimate than whipping off your clothes and getting down to business can be. It’s a little like coming right out and saying, […]

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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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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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