Seafarers Bridge, South Wharf, Melbourne

Going glam with the fam in Melbourne

As mentioned in a recent post, the Eats Worlds have a bit of a thing for lovely Melbourne (which admittedly mostly involves consuming copious amounts of food). In that post I lamented (read: whinged about) the fact that a visit would be unlikely anytime soon and there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth. But […] Read more…

past posses of  cows eyeing us off suspiciously, to Old Bara - a sprawling working cattle farm and the guesthouse which will be our home for the next few days.

Moo Much Fun in Mudgee // Old Bara

Raffles and Sugarpuff love a road trip, and when that road trip comes with the promise of a farm stay at the other end, their excitment is off the scale. The only catch is that this particular driving holiday coincides with the youngest of said kids announcing that, “I’m never wearing nappies again”. Now let me tell […] Read more…

zongzi at Cabramatta Moon festival

Fly me to the Moon Festival

Things are bagging out down Illawarra way. And I mean that in the literal sense as we’ve arranged a special meet and greet with some cool creepy-crawlies as part of Illawara Fly’s Bugs @ the Fly school holiday event. Introductions begin with a hirsute Wolf Spider, a grotesque beast of a thing who I’m pleased […] Read more…

Peace, love & respect

Pride and prejudice // Aboriginal Tent Embassy

To those who ask me (and I am asked, with astounding frequency) what’is the point of travelling and exposing my children to different cultures and people at such a young age? Let me tell you a little story. The Eats Worlds and a giant plastic pineapple named Johnny (don’t ask) are visiting the National Capital, dodging […] Read more…

This one's coming home with me

Canberra with kids: Everybody’s truffling

Mr Eats World and I have a thing for subterranean fungi. So much so that back in the day, and struggling with infertility, we compensated for our lack of offspring with a lot of fine dining and many freshly shaved truffles. Indeed, it was over a truffle-laden degustation dinner at Claude’s that we made Raffles, […] Read more…

Heart reef, Whitsundays

Whitsunday wingman

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret. I am afraid of flying! Well I’m not so much afraid of flying as I am of crashing, but let’s not split hairs. Either way it proves a little awkward given I make my living out of travel and spend quite a bit time […] Read more…

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