Tag Archives: spring

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.

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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 it’s now at such an out-of-control point that this obsession with all things sugary and sweet is spilling into all areas of my life- not just food.

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Arm Party and Spring Racing

I’ve recently discovered a facet of the Australian fashion industry that I’m becoming slightly obsessed with: Spring Racing. For my international readers, our Spring Racing Carnival is a series of Thoroughbred horse races held annually during October and November.

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