Author Archives: Bec

Swimming with Whale Sharks

Have you ever ticked off a bucket list item without realising it was there in the first place? Back in 2014, Andy and I took an impromptu trip to Coral Bay in Western Australia after our original destination was on … Continue reading

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Lately

Wearing matching pyjamas with my sister, Sarah. She and her husband Nady are in Melbourne for the imminent arrival of their baby, my first niece or nephew. An exciting time! It’s been so nice to hang out without a time … Continue reading

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Sorry Marie Kondo, objects shouldn’t spark joy

Last weekend, like millions of others overcome with Kondo induced hysteria, I dutifully gathered all the clothes from my wardrobe, the hall cupboard and the spare room and laid out a material mountain on my bed. Just as Japanese de-clutter … Continue reading

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My top 5 things to do on the Isle of Pines

The Isle of Pines (IoP) is a super popular cruise ship destination but well worth a longer stay. We arrived by plane and hadn’t booked the shuttle bus to our hotel, so it took some awkward attempts to speak French … Continue reading

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10 things you should know before travelling to New Caledonia

Back in August Andy and I celebrated my 30th birthday with a week in New Caledonia followed by a week in New Zealand. We couldn’t decide on sand or snow so we decided to squeeze in both! I’ve been dying … Continue reading

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We got engaged!

I am resurfacing from the depths of radio silence with some good news! Almost three weeks ago, on a beach on the Great Ocean Road, Andy got down on both knees, proffered a lovely ring and asked if I wanted to … Continue reading

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How do you know when you’re old?

I recently turned 30 and while I feel absolutely no different to a year or two ago, occasionally I have these little moments of recognition that time is indeed passing. I was chatting with a colleague this week about a … Continue reading

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A plant-filled Melbourne apartment tour

I really love taking a sneak peek inside peoples’ homes. Often for decor inspiration but also because there’s something so intimate and fascinating about seeing what’s on someone’s bedside table. Or what’s stuck to the fridge. I hang out for … Continue reading

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Lately

I think it’s fair to say I’ve lost all motivation to blog. It pains me to admit this. I’m not giving up yet though! What have you been up to lately? Here’s what I’ve been doing: Watching The Handmaid’s Tale. Or … Continue reading

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Women in the know: My bestie on the big career change

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you will know about one of my closest buddies Bec. We fortuitously crossed paths at the ABC in Kalgoorlie and soon we were working together, living together and finishing each others’ … Continue reading

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