Monthly Archives: October 2016

Derby Day 2016

I had previously mentioned how much of a big deal the Spring Racing Carnival is in Australia. What I hadn’t mentioned was that I had only been to the races once myself. I’ve always wanted to go back (let’s be honest it’s the dressing-up part that attracts me) but haven’t had the opportunity.

Zest For Life

I can practically feel summer in the air. Apart from the obvious increase in heat, days are getting longer, the water is getting warmer, it’s becoming socially acceptable (or more so) to consume as much ice-cream as I do, mangoes will soon be in season, and holidays are just around the corner. It also heralds the return…

The Lingerie Trend: My Way

Ladies: can I get a “hell yes!” if you’re one of those girls who sees fashion trends in magazines, label lookbooks, in the streets and online, but it never translates when you try it on yourself? Honestly, it’s the story of my life. I can pinpoint the first time this happened to me. Primary school.…

Dreams Around My Wrist

I have an affinity with flowers- not quite as drastic as my love of desserts, but it’s worth a mention all the same. All types, all colours, anyway they come, I just think they’re beautiful. I promised myself that when I grew up, I would always have flowers around my home. The “always” hasn’t quite…

Sugar Sugar

My sweet tooth knows no bounds. It’s been that way since I was a child, and shows no signs of waning. Anyone who knows me will testify that ice-cream is a dietary staple for me (as are butterscotch lollies, macarons, brownies, cupcakes, doughnuts, peanut MnM’s… I’m getting hungry just thinking about it) and I think…