Eight Places To Be Romantic in Noosa

A friend sent me a link to the New Yorker’s Daily Shouts entitled “Valentine’s Day Poems for Married People” which I clicked on and felt in turns humoured and a little sad. Don’t get me wrong, I have a long affinity with hating Valentine’s Day. I blame high school where I was never one of … Continue reading Eight Places To Be Romantic in Noosa

12 Ways to Piss Off Everyone You’ve Ever Known Over the Holiday Season.

Oh the holidays- time for togetherness and family, friends and good times. It all starts off quite well until about Day 4 when the bloating and the sunburn and the odd hangover of note turns that blessed time into a foray of  snippiness and rolled eyes behind pissed off backs. Forget racist/sexist/homophobic comments or adults … Continue reading 12 Ways to Piss Off Everyone You’ve Ever Known Over the Holiday Season.

Cape Town: A Great Place to Wine and Dine With Children.

There are so many reasons to holiday in Cape Town but as I sit in the hot wet glove that is the Queensland Coast's humidity, having just been to the beach and taken my children to a cafe for a late morning tea, one reason in particular becomes glaringly obvious. Before I get into this … Continue reading Cape Town: A Great Place to Wine and Dine With Children.

How to make the most of your holiday

You know you’ve had a good break on your holiday when you yearn for some moderation in your life. Early nights, perhaps just one 24 hour period which doesn’t involve alcohol, food that could be considered healthy according to World Health Organisation standards, and a day which didn’t involve your children asking “when are we … Continue reading How to make the most of your holiday

How to Ditch Your Husband and Kids Through Being Completely Dis-organised.

Is it possible that I am the most disorganised organised person on the planet?? I know lots of people who are like this, but let’s start with my own failings to make everyone feel better about themselves: Organised: I write very detailed lists including meal plans for the week so that I only buy what I … Continue reading How to Ditch Your Husband and Kids Through Being Completely Dis-organised.

A Weekend of Shenanigans in Melbourne with Six Women Freed of Parental Responsibilities

For anyone living under a social media shaped rock, I left my family alone last weekend and indulged in three fabulous nights of girlfriend only company in Melbourne. And it was gooood. Here’s why: Group dynamic:  Going away with people other than your immediate family is fraught with danger- you can not outwardly act like … Continue reading A Weekend of Shenanigans in Melbourne with Six Women Freed of Parental Responsibilities

Review of The Outrigger Viti Levu Fiji

This is not a sponsored post. But if you'd like me to write one for your resort, I'm TOTALLY open to BEING SPONSORED!!!! I’m one of those people who looks at a resort web page and tries to see beyond the lighting, the beautiful weather and the smiling faces for the ‘real’ version. I read … Continue reading Review of The Outrigger Viti Levu Fiji