Port Fairy

Griffiths Island lighthouse Port Fairy Port Fairy in Victoria has been on my list of places to escape to.  Just took me forever to organise it in time for the school holidays.  It is located just that bit further from Melbourne so a long weekend is ideal.  Located approximately 4 hours from Melbourne (inland drive) … Continue reading


There is only one more sleep left till Christmas and you might be one of those that are not fully organised and still looking for that last minute feel good gift or in my case, the Bookdepository order has not arrived in time for Christmas…So here are a few suggestions to take the pressure off….  So … Continue reading

Retro Beach Shack! Mornington Peninsula

There is something about getting away for a few nights which is so refreshing. The Mornington Peninsula, just a short drive from Melbourne, is the ideal getaway spot  for families.  It might be because I grew up on the coast, but I love being around the beach to re-charge, come summer or winter. The Frenchies … Continue reading

Five favourite edible Christmas gift ideas…

Christmas is just around the corner, once again! This year I am so disorganised having just completed my studies after two intense years…so have to get planning. Are you organised? Do you need some inspiration? Here are some of my favourite french influenced pantry staples, which make great Christmas gifts… I am a little biased … Continue reading

Melbourne  –  family friendly bike rides…

Kew Boat house One of the best things about Melbourne, (other than its cafes, pubs and international cuisine) is the option to explore by bike… (and the bonus is that parents can still get in their coffee fix en-route).  There are countless trails that criss cross the city and are  perfect for young and old.  Bike riding … Continue reading