Batch Burgers & Espresso, Kirribilli

From where we live we can walk to the harbour foreshore where there’s a very picturesque walk that ends under the Harbour Bridge.  From our home it’s a 7km walk so it’s not something we do everyday, however, when the weather is good and we feel like being outdoors, it’s a good option.  A few […]

Sydney’s Luna Park

During Alfie’s two weeks of school holidays there’s been just one thing he’s wanted to do and he hasn’t stopped going on about it and it’s driven me to distraction with all the talking and the questions and the countdown and the anticipation and the excitement and the discussions – endless discussions. And so the […]

Raspberry Shortbread Slice and…Sweet Sixteen

I’ve had a surreal weekend. On Friday night Carl and I went to an event to raise money for Kids with Cancer.  Because I knew the organisers they asked if I would mind arriving early to help set up and then work the crowd selling raffle tickets.  I told them I would be only too […]


  We recently moved from the coast where we were an hour or so from the city, to a cosmopolitan suburb a few minutes from the heart of Sydney.  I didn’t think there would be many differences, but I’ve found a few. This area contains great cultural diversity; there are stockbrokers and bankers and accountants.  […]