Posts Tagged ‘Visit Sydney’

Raff scooting by the rusting hulk of a crane on Cockatoo Island

Rockin’ Cockatoo Island with kids

While we’re notoriously light packers, packing the kids scooters when we’re heading on a road trip is something that’s not negotiable. Our kids have quite literally dragged theirs from one end of Australia to the other. Until, that is, Raffles’ rickety old scooter shuffled off this mortal coil and Sugarpuff grew too tall for hers. […] Read more…

Snuggling up for movies at the Novotel

Oh, my Darling: A Novotel Staycation

The winter blues make the best of us over-sleep and over-eat.  But rather than fighting it we’ve decided to embrace the over-indulgence with a weekend away, at home. As the school holidays approach, the kids are getting a little tired and crabby. And so am I because a couple of whiney-arsed kids will do that to […] Read more…

The look on this face says it all - At Salty Rooster Manly

Raffles reviews: Salty Rooster Manly

Who doesn’t love a good burger? I sure do. And the burgers at Salty Rooster in Manly are really, really good. But that’s because they’re not just any old burgers. As you might guess from the name, Salty Rooster is all about chicken burgers but chicken burgers that will take your tastebuds all over the world. My first visit was a […] Read more…

Our view from Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach

Crowne Plaza Coogee Staycation

After our big trip to Japan, our bank balance wasn’t all that agreeable to the idea of a winter school holiday break. And we’d accepted our school holiday fate when the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach came to our rescue! Would we like to stay the weekend? So emphatic was the answer to that question that […] Read more…

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