Category Archives: Food

Watching the world go by…


Thanks to a really cheap and cheerful brunch*, I can afford to enjoy this beaut by the harbour. Crunchy banana caramel bathed in Guylian hot chocolate. Nom.

Talk about value for money – there’s enough here for 2 servings!

What’s your go-to cafe treat?

Em xx

*I have set a daily budget for food/activities for the next month/until I start earning $$$


We found Nemo!!

Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef

Tuesday 23rd December

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Crazy first week in Oz…

Luggage drama on top of a naturally sombre atmosphere following the siege in Martin’s Place made for a somewhat different start to my trip than I had expected…

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“Is this a German Christmas Market? Everything is in German…”


As I write this blog…

Well, it’s December and that has to count for something. If there’s one thing Europe is good at – and it’s good at many things – it’s Christmas markets. So when winter rolls around, there’s only one thing to do…and I did it on Sunday. After all, it wouldn’t be Christmas without a bit of the ol’ festivities and this year is going to be poles apart (literally) from what we’re used to!

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When living in the country…

…buy groceries from farm shops! Things may cost a few more pennies, but you won’t get fresher or more British foods anywhere else! My Grandparents are fortunate to have a number of excellent farm shops within a ten minute drive.


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Le Chapitre…

I’m spending some time living with my grandparents in this run up to my visiting Australia. Yesterday I got an insight in to what they do during their extremely busy social lives. My first “grown up” wine do’ at Vintner’s hall in London. I almost wore a dress, but didn’t in the end. I’m not a dressy person. Thankfully, whilst the men wore black tie, the women dressed in a more smart/casual way.

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