November 2014 archive

popcorn and family movies

Sydney family staycation

While Raffles and Sugarpuff’s recent bucket and spade lists were overflowing with exotic holiday ideas, our summer holiday budget does not really stretch to trekking the Amazon jungle in search of a tribe that is prepared to make Raffles their golden god, or to traipsing all the way to Japan just to buy Kit Kats. But […] Read more…

Wookie Cookie

May the fork be with you

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…  there lived a small blonde weirdo who, for the sake of this blog post, we shall call Raffles Skywalker. The young Skywalker hailed from the tasty planet of Eats World and – as he consumed everything that wasn’t locked up with a gluttonous intent comparable […] Read more…

Kids bucket list

The bucket and spade list

Freelance writing has a tendency to be feast or famine. Some months the most I get to write is a shopping list while others are flooded with work. This month it’s a virtual tsunami and I’ve got to knock over almost 60,000 words in four weeks. Whilst parenting two small demanding nutjobs. Without a net. […] Read more…