Five Child-Friendly Activities in the Gympie Area

Poor Gympie, always getting the rough end of the holidaying stick from its pretty blonde-haired Sunshine Coast cousins: Noosa and Rainbow Beach. An old gold mining town with little sex appeal apart from its plethora of farming machinery stores and The G Spot (the town's adult shop), it's reputation was not improved in our household when … Continue reading Five Child-Friendly Activities in the Gympie Area

First Day of School and a Review of Hand of Fatima

Hear that? Close your eyes. Listen. It’s the house in silence. [Warning: this contains swear words] No screaming or shouting or Paw Bloody Patrol or the precociousness of Sophie the Fucking First. Nothing. Just the fans whirring, maybe a car zooming past outside or a lorikeet chirping. Which is an awful long way from this  … Continue reading First Day of School and a Review of Hand of Fatima

That One Time I Was Prepared For Christmas.

Well, it's the first few days of school holidays here in sunny Queensland and I can safely say Thank Feck for that! Term 3 was hectic and after some holiday action I'll be ready for Term 4, end of year concerts and Christm... Oh shit. Christmas. Is there no end??? Readers of this here blog and people … Continue reading That One Time I Was Prepared For Christmas.

Why Jamie Oliver Needs to Go Back to Maths Class.

Warning: This post contains swears. I used to love making dinner. I’d talk about it with my work colleagues and we’d discuss which spice to use and whether I needed red or brown onion. And then I’d pop into the shops on the way home and buy those onions and ten other things I didn’t … Continue reading Why Jamie Oliver Needs to Go Back to Maths Class.

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.

How to Smell Less: A Review of Noosa Basics Alley Oop Deodorant Cream

THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST (THOUGH THE ORGANIC STORE YOU'RE BUYING THE WINE NEXT TIME WE MEET) It is well known that I like to dabble in hippy. There was the spurning of shampoo for 6 weeks (disastrous), the date and cacao phase (I liked it but Fiela yearned for CWA chocolate cake) and then … Continue reading How to Smell Less: A Review of Noosa Basics Alley Oop Deodorant Cream

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