Canberra

  • Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar's Petite Feast, Barton

    Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar’s Petite Feast, Barton

    A few weeks ago I was invited to try Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar’s ‘Petit Feast’. at The Petit Feast takes place on Saturday’s between 11.30am and 2.30pm. For $65p/p you receive two courses, a selection of savoury followed by sweet treats and a glass of rose. Buvette is located under Hotel Realm in Barton. The […] Read more…

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    Murrumbateman Village Market

    Is there anything better then waking up on a Saturday morning and heading to the farmers markets? The smell of fresh coffee and baked goods welcomes you, people are friendly and up for chat plus all that fresh, yummy produce! I always leave the markets feeling like I have accomplished something before the weekend has barely […] Read more…

Travel

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    Five tips for hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

    As soon as we decided to head to New Zealand we knew that hiking and lots of it was at the top of our to do list and we knew the Tongariro Alpine Crossing had to be on that list. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing, is in the North Island and is a 19.4km hike through New […] Read more…

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    Beginners guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    Brendan was lucky enough to live in Scotland for a year when he was 19 and one of his fondest memories is the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In light of this when we planned our Europe trip last year we made it a top priority to be in Edinburgh for the festival and despite my initial […] Read more…

Breakfast project

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    Canberra breakfast project // Fox and Bow, Farrer

    Last weekend when my sister and best friend were visiting, the perfect opportunity presented itself to make the trip out to Farrer to finally try brunch at Fox and Bow. It was an absolutely freezing morning, one of those Canberra days where the fog doesn’t lift until lunchtime. We very foolishly thought that other people may […] Read more…

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    CANBERRA BREAKFAST PROJECT| THE FRONT, LYNEHAM

    A couple of months ago I ducked into The Front in Lyneham to grab a coffee before a hair appointment and noticed that everyone’s food looked AMAZING. I grizzled to myself that I didn’t have time to stay and eat but made a mental note to return to check out their brunch menu for the breakfast […] Read more…

Lifestyle

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    The financial pros and cons of ‘buying off the plan’

    When we were trying to buy a house two years ago we briefly considered ‘buying off the plan’. However we really wanted to find something and move in straight away so didn’t look into it in much detail. Famous last words as it took 6 months for us to find something to buy anyway but […] Read more…

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    What I wore| Loafers & cropped pants

    Every year, when the weather starts cooling down, I open my wardrobe and think what the hell did I wear last winter?! I don’t know if in some mad closet cleansing session I get rid of everything or I just manage to get by with the bare minimum during winter. Anyway the issue  presents itself […] Read more…