2017 was one of the busiest years of my life, I didn't set myself any goals or resolutions but I can safely say it has been the most incredible, educational, challenging, rewarding year so far. Best moments of 2017 (chronologically); - Ringing in the New Year in Australia! - Doing the Great Ocean Road in… Continue reading 2018 Will Never Beat 2017
Here’s a tip. Don’t get pregnant in a hot country. Unless of course you’re from a hot country and then by all means go ahead. But I’m not. I’m used to a bit of wind, mostly cold weather and a heck of a lot of rain. Melbourne in December and January don’t exactly tick those… Continue reading First Trimester in Australia
Living in Melbourne for four months, I've managed to pretty much nail the tourist thing. I'm leaving in a couple of weeks and have compiled a list (and a few pics) of where I've visited. Suggestions for rainy days, big day outs, markets, national parks...etc, so here we go.. Rainy Days Old Melbourne Gaol Melbourne… Continue reading A Tourist’s Guide to the Best Places in Melbourne
Ever since seeing the film Burlesque with Christina Aguilera and Cher, I've wanted to see a real-life show with the lights and the music and the costumes. The film was amazing and I figured an in person experience could only be even better, right? I must admit, a Star Wars themed Burlesque show was not… Continue reading First Burlesque Show; The Empire Strips Back
Update: I'm engaged! Yes, really! You know how you don't tell your family you're engaged? Send them a postcard. Guess what we did? Exactly that. Yes, I'm a little shit, I know. I'm also a MASSIVE chicken, but hey, I'M ENGAGED. WE'RE ENGAGED. Everyone knows (and if you didn't, now you do!). Wooohoooo! We actually… Continue reading Postcards from Tasmania
For our anniversary we decided to venture out to the little island off Melbourne, called Tasmania. Yes, where the Tasmania Devil originated. I’ve already written about the joyous driving experience I went through, but this is what we actually got up to whilst there. We arrived at 10:30pm on Thursday evening. We stayed at Bendalls B&B,… Continue reading Trekking Through Tasmania
I like little cars, in all my (admitted limited) experience driving they always have been, a Peugeot 206, a Mazda2 and a Ford Ka. I’m little, they’re little, we understand each other. The entire week before the boyfriend had reassured me that it was going to be a Micra, he had broken his wrist and… Continue reading ‘Micra’ my ass!