how to support the Australian economy – part I

 …the only way i know how…short of eating everything in sight. Φ In spirit of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, I’ve decided to start a monthly series of shopping “boards” of all the noteworthy Australian products I buy. Since I’m now on a more budget-minded lifestyle, I’m staying away from Melbourne’s attractive shops and not being naughty. But I’m allowing … Continue reading

Aaaaah. Surfing.

I had yet to share these photos of the surfers at Bondi Beach in Sydney. I spent a day watching them and I even braved the cool waters a couple of times (it was “winter” in Australia)…the waves felt so refreshing. Without the big, beautiful sun, it wouldn’t have been possible. I have always wanted … Continue reading

Sydney

Last week I popped over to visit Melbourne’s bigger, attention-grabbing sister, Sydney. The Opera House was actually quite impressive, especially as it appeared out of the blue as I was walking and so pleasantly surprised me!! Sydney vs Melbourne? Two very different cities I think, sort of like Toronto/Montreal. I loved Sydney’s perfect weather and … Continue reading