Trump Triumph

by I normally don’t fear the unknown, but this is precisely how the election of Donald Trump as US President made me feel. My first reaction to the approaching result was disbelief. Looking back, it has been difficult to  identify the Republican […]

The Good Food & Wine Show

by The Good Food & Wine Show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre beckoned us again this year. It’s  always such a fun day with friends discovering new ideas, products, tips and hints to inspire your next foodie adventure. The program was […]


by Homespace by Darren Palmer Using real life interior design projects, Darren Palmer inspires us to change the space we have into the home we love. The blurb is a lot longer but that is all you need to know about this […]

Designer Q Red Carpet Runway!

by We were invited by the designers Paris King and Jacqueline Rowbottom from Willow The Label, as their official social reporters to attend the Designer Q Fashion Awards. This red carpet event kicked off the summer fashion season on the 15th of […]

Can we women really have it all?

by Can we women really have it all? Groan, I know, I know we’ve heard this one before…move on! Seriously though, I’d like to talk a little bit more about this modern-day dilemma, as I still feel that there is a lot […]

Books bring bliss after heartache

by “I think it’s about finding the right book at the right time in your life” When Louise Roche lost her husband Steve, it was the worst chapter in her life. Married for 18 years and best friends for longer, they had a genuine partnership […]

Homework strike by parents

by The age-old argument about what is too much homework has been thrust back into the headlines ….this time in Spain where thousands of parents have started a rolling homework strike. Beginning over the weekend, students from 12,000 schools across Spain were […]

Election Women

by The influence of women and sex on a US election is at an unprecedented all-time high and not just because one of the candidates is a woman and the other an alleged serial groper. One of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s closest aide’s […]

What happened to Guy Fawkes?

by As I was driving home from work earlier this week I was amazed to see how many Halloween costumed children were paving the streets with parents and buckets in hand. It started me thinking about my childhood and my own children […]

Brahs Only

by The popular trend involving start-ups and small business operators renting a desk or two in special co-working offices is getting a new addition in Brisbane. But what makes this one different is that it’s a “Men only” operation and already it’s […]

Benefits of digitally detoxing

by Technology….sigh…we can’t seem to live without it, but sometimes I really don’t want to live with it either. Let me just say firstly that this is by no means a post condemning all things technology or that I am about to […]

Wild Dogs and Wild Weather

by My South African Adventure Since my first story on South Africa many people have asked , “ So what happened next?” Every day in South Africa dawns differently to the one before and so it was with my husband and I…. […]

Five Steps to Ensure the Perfect High Tea

by Five Steps to Ensure the Perfect High Tea There’s something enchanting about the sound of a high tea room. It’s in the tinkling of teacups, the chime of silverware on butter dishes and the sweet tones of ladies chatting without the interruption […]

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