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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 $$$


Life’s a Beach

One of the (many) great things about Sydney is that it is a city with beaches. Imagine finishing your working day, having a quick freshen up at home and then waddling off down to your nearest surf/swim/sail/sleep spot?   .

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They say a picture is worth 1000 words…

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…so here are a few of my more recent snaps! 🙂

Merry Christmas/Happy New Year/Happy Friday, etc…

Oh hi blog! Remember me?

I had every intention of posting regular updates, keeping everyone in the loop with what’s going on over on this side of the planet, etc…but now I’m sitting here and it’s the 23rd January already and I realise I haven’t posted a blog in quite a while. Here are my excuses:

  1. When there’s a lot going on (i.e the interesting blog-worthy stuff) I don’t have time to sit and write it all down;
  2. When I have a mundane not-a-lot-happening day (and yes, no matter where you live in the world those days will happen) there isn’t anything to report and I’m not feeling inspired to write;
  3. Laziness.

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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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Are you gonna eat that?

Sydney: Day 2

GOOD MORNING SYDNEY!! I woke up today feeling uber optimistic and ready to go. Well, not ready to go – I’m still waiting on luggage – but “ready to go” as in energised, awake, etc. THEN I checked the status of my luggage and guess what??! No, no not bad news…we’re making progress!!

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Who needs clothes anyway???

Sydney: Day 1

Good morning Sydney! I feel we got off to a rough start, so let’s wipe the slate and start again, okay? Okay. Continue reading