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Mudgee food diaries

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Be happy / Get Outside / Reviews / Travel

  Since moving up to Sydney from Melbourne in 2009, I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never really embraced the entirety of New South Wales. I feel I’m still a Victorian girl at heart, and truth-be-told NSW always seemed a bit big, dry and uninspiring outside of my sunny beachside existence in Sydney. Keen to challenge to my opinion, I spent last weekend in the foodie haven of Mudgee, in Central West NSW about a 4-hour […]

Nike She Runs Sydney 2013

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Cue sweaty hugs, high fives, group stretching and fireballs! Over the weekend I pulled on my Nike runners, leggings and singlet (yes I’m a marketers dream) and ran the 10km all-women race around Sydney’s Centennial Park. My first moonlight run, I have to say I had an absolute blast alongside 6,000 other fit gals whose energy, smiles and encouragement totally made the event one to remember. I hate to gender-stereotype, but the porter loos were wonderfully clean. […]

A little jaunt to Mexico

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Be happy / Get Outside / Travel

Is it just me, or is answering the question ‘so, how was your trip?’ akin to describing the plot of Inception in one sentence? It’s just not possible to get across the smell of the local food as you wander the streets, or that feeling of an unknown ocean brushing your toes in a socially acceptable timeframe. I tend to resort to excellent describing words such as ‘awesome, really cool and my favourite ‘just the best! I’ve come to realise […]

Spectacular Blue Mountains on 35mm film

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Before I was captivated by Mudgee this Easter long weekend (see Mudgee Food Diaries), I fell for the Blue Mountains. An easy day-trip from Sydney that has somehow eluded me until now. We walked the National Pass Trail, starting and finishing at Wentworth Falls. An easy 3-hour loop that cuts halfway up the cliff and offers stunning views of the falls.   However if you’re up for a bit more adventure (think ladders and creek crossings), […]