On a recent visit to Central Australia taking in the sights of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon, I was based in Alice Springs feeling pretty ravenous the morning after a 3 day camping trip sleeping outside in swags and munching on camp fire food. Continue reading →
It was a sweltering hot afternoon when Gavin and I decided a jaunt on the train to Ipswich was in order. We headed to the free wildlife park to spot snakes & wallabies as well as a walk up to the water tower with a fantastic view of Brisbane in the distance and the surrounding suburbs. Continue reading →
I’ve always had the notion of visiting Tasmania since finding out that my grandpa’s sister emigrated there as a young woman. That part of Australia, disconnected from the mainland, standing proud on its own. We only had 5 days there so we tried to do the best bits. Let me tell you about my experience and recommendations.
As a Home Economics Teacher I have a vested interest in food education, teaching the next generation practical food skills, about healthy but tasty food choices, sustainability and seasonality, preventing food waste, food sovereignty, supporting local food businesses and Fairtrade suppliers, the benefits of growing your own food and ethical and environmental food choices. That’s why I am a big fan of the ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ website funded by the Scottish Government and I want to tell you why you should be too. Continue reading →
I was recommended to head to Fish Lane pretty early on after my arrival in Brisbane. When I asked where I should try on Fish Lane, Julius Pizzeria keep coming up again and again. So it’s only taken me 6 months, but tonight was the night I decided to find out what all the fuss was about and I was hungry! Continue reading →
Our Hogmanay dinner at Port of Mexico was a delicious end to our time on the Great Ocean Road. On one of the busiest nights of the year, as they don’t take bookings, they managed to accommodate us with no problem. Continue reading →
A simple but satisfying recipe, egg fried rice is so versatile and easy to throw together. So much so you’ll see in my photos that I’ve used a few different ingredients when making this dish time and time again.