Sultanas and Vegemite

A random mix of things I like

A legs update

As regular readers of my blog will know, I was very unhappily forced to put the brakes on my biggest love – running – last year because of an injury. I … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

So, where are you from?

‘Where are you from?’ It’s a question often asked by new friends/friends of friends/cheerful taxi drivers/forgetful people who you’ve known for several years. For most people, it’s a simple question … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

And we’re back!

Welcome to 2014! It’s been a hectic couple of months for me, with a big trip abroad and a new job, all piled on top of the usual Christmas/New Year … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

8 ways to turn that frown upside down

Melbourne’s dragging wintry weather combined with some unresolved health concerns have left me feeling a little down lately. With the grey clouds outstaying their welcome, I know I’m not the … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Not-So Fearful Adventurer

Earlier this year I was extremely lucky to meet Torre DeRoche, a lovely young Melbourne woman who is doing some pretty inspiring things. I first met her when she was … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

What would Sporty Spice do?

It’s been a little over a month since I last wrote about my total pain-in-the-butt legs, so I thought I’d give you lovely people an update. When I last wrote about my … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

Jewellery with a touch of Grace

I have been lucky enough to meet some incredibly creative, talented and inspiring people through my work at Lennox Street. One of them is Melbourne jeweller Emma Grace. Late last … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

For the love of trackpants

I can remember the days when around $5.50 out of every $6.20 per hour I earned as a 15-year-old working at Hoyts cinema was spent on my wardrobe. Those were … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 10 Comments

You know you’re not a spring chicken when …

1. The thought of staying at home, in your trackies, on a Saturday night is a much more appealing option than going out. 2. Almost every day, a friend announces … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday

September 18, 2013 · 6 Comments

Surgeons, ultrasounds and entrapped arteries – oh my!

I think this blog has magical powers. Just one day after my last post, in which I detailed how frustrating it was to be in undiagnosed injury limbo and unable … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

A post about (not) running

It’s been quite a while since I posted anything interesting on this little blog of mine. Why? You want to know why? Well, that’s a very good question. Every time … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

Live Review: MS MR

I’ve been going to a lot of gigs lately and while they’ve all been great, MS MR’s Splendour sideshow was absolutely, hands down, without a doubt the best (get the … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tales from the home office: My fridge is talking to me

Have you ever wondered what happens in your house while you’re at work? Probably not. But I bet you’d be interested if I told you that the furniture and appliances … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 3 Comments