All roads lead to Rome

Life has been busy. I needed to get away. So, I arranged to meet up with my dad down south for some much-needed R&R. While I could’ve hit the Monaro Highway and turned on cruise control for an easy-yet-bland drive to Mallacoota, I decided that the drive should be part of the holiday. After charging up my camera, I navigated to the coast so I could soak in the natural beauty and clear my head along the winding road.Continue readingAll roads lead to Rome

Easy tips to help you vote successfully in the 2022 Federal Election

Voting at an election is our biggest democratic right. Some might not like the process, but at the end of the day we understand the importance of voting to ensure our opinions are heard. In Australia, citizens have the responsibility as well as the right to vote at the 2022 Federal Election. It is a powerful way for us as citizens to have a say in the decision-making which can affect our lives.Continue readingEasy tips to help you vote successfully in the 2022 Federal Election

‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ proves it’s never too late for any of us

We all have moments where we wonder what’s the point? We’re on the hamster wheel of life, running around day in and day out, pushing our boundaries to attempt to get somewhere but often it feels we are stuck. Frozen in the same place as yesterday which makes us question, well everything. The Owl’s Lila Greyling received the book ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ as a birthday present and felt obligated to read it, and she’s glad she did.Continue reading‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ proves it’s never too late for any of us

Taking date night from ordinary to extraordinary in Canberra

Close to home and just down the street, there are some hidden gems worth visiting in Canberra to glam up a special night with your special someone. Canberra might be a small city, but with loads of choice, from casual dining to more formal options, there is definitely something to suit everyone.Continue readingTaking date night from ordinary to extraordinary in Canberra

10 modest renovation ideas to make your house a home

A house is a home, where laughter happens and we can rest at the end of a day; it’s a place where your lungs can fill a little deeper and your heart beats a little steadier. But sometimes a house needs a bit of attention, and attention can mean money. Here are ten things that can be done on a modest budget to ensure your home can look and feel its best.Continue reading10 modest renovation ideas to make your house a home

Road tripping in our own backyard

Rural Australia. A daunting world to enter for any city slicker, and maybe too daunting to plan a holiday passing through, or is it? Yes, all the major cities have a 100 restaurants and bars to enjoy the city skyline darkening the surrounds, but what can a breath of fresh air and a different view of rural Australia offer? The answer – colourful, awe inspiring silos standing tall over many almost forgotten towns.Continue readingRoad tripping in our own backyard

Shoeporn with Dan Sullivan

While we all try to stand out with our everyday office outfits, there is no need to fall into the norm of black corporate shoes with a medium heel or the normal Oxford or Derby shoe. London designer Dan Sullivan says we should bring colour to the world, live with our hearts on our sleeves, and wear our personalities.Continue readingShoeporn with Dan Sullivan