Friday 30 November 2012

good food

i've eaten some particularly tasty food recently - husband-made as well as out and about.
pictured: the rose bakery carrot cake - made by the husband. almost as good as the real one!
watermelon and strawberry cake by black star pastry. i had been dying to try this and it was amazing.
gelato from gelato messina - the best gelato in sydney
crossiants made my the husband. he's just about perfected them!

not pictured: we've had delicious meals at rockpool bar and grill with my parents,
dinner with friends at fratelli fresh,
and lunch with maria and her husband at room 10.

so if you're in sydney i'd advise you to try all these places.
do you have any recommendations for me?

photos above from my instagram, you can follow online now as well.

Wednesday 28 November 2012

hot in the city

it's been hot the last few days in sydney. summer has arrived! today is a little cooler and overcast but still humid. 
i must say i'm enjoying this weather.. after living in london for 5 years, blue skies and high temperatures bring a smile to my dial. 
the novelty hasn't worn off yet!

Saturday 24 November 2012

happy saturday to you!

i hope you all have a good weekend. what are your plans?

maria, our husbands and i are meeting shortly for coffee and gelato.
i'm hopefully going to finish off the b&w film i have in my camera at the moment.
we're having dinner with friends from melbourne tonight.
tomorrow i'm having a catch-up with some girlfriends.

i've also been trying to find clothes in my wardrobe that actually fit me. the bump is growing, which means i can't wear a lot of my nice 
clothes. so my challenge is trying to be a stylish pregnant lady... wish me luck.

hope the sun is shining for you wherever you are in the world.

photos above are left overs from our october weekend in the blue mountains. yes, more rhododendrons!

m x

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Monday 19 November 2012


beach scenes from the bondi to bronte coastal walk.

have a good week y'all.

Saturday 17 November 2012

the simple things

the husband has been perfecting the art of making crossiants.. needless to say i'm one happy lady. the above photo is the first batch 
he's made. they've improved a lot since then. waking up to the smell of crossiants baking in the oven is divine. 

we've been taking things easy, i've felt a bit tired and emotional - thanks to baby boy :)
but the air is warm, we eat gelato often and we go for long walks. it's the simple things.

Wednesday 14 November 2012

sculpture by the sea II

some more sculptures from this year's sculpture by the sea. 
the top two images are of the sculpture titled mengenang (memory) by artist Cave Urban... 
the sound this sculpture made was beautiful and it changed according to the wind. 
if you're interested click here to watch a video by the artist.

Monday 12 November 2012

sculpture by the sea

sculpture by the sea happens each year for two weeks on the coastal walk between bondi and tamarama beaches. it's been a long time 
since we've been able to visit (living in london for the past five years, meant we couldn't get there). 

the husband and i got to go one wednesday afternoon. there were still lots of people visiting, but not the same crowds you get on the 
weekend. after we'd seen all the sculptures we continued walking to bronte beach, sat and watched the surf. we then had an early 
dinner of fish and chips. such a nice afternoon.

some more photos of other sculptures in posts to come.

i liked the polka dot shadows of the above sculpture by artsist Inava Kuzmanouska and Rachel Cooper.

Friday 9 November 2012

neighbourhood observations

thanks for all the well wishes on my previous post! nice to share our exciting news with you.
shots above from our neighbourhood, streets we walk on a regular basis.
hope all have a wonderful weekend.

Tuesday 6 November 2012

two is becoming three!

i'm very excited to share some special news with you.. 
the husband and i are having a baby boy! we're looking forward to meeting him in early march 2013.

i'm almost 23 weeks and feeling good. i had terrible morning (all day and night) sickness for quite a while, but now i feel much more 
like myself, thank goodness. the bump has started to pop out the last couple of weeks. i look more like a pregnant lady now and less 
like i've eaten a very big meal. maybe i'll post a bump photo here some day...

exciting times ahead!

Saturday 3 November 2012

Thursday 1 November 2012