Holiday Travel Tips -Tokyo

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on December 26th 2014 Cherry-Blossum

Travelling in Tokyo is exciting, overwhelming (in a good way) and a continual mesmerizing surprise. Beautiful traditions coexist alongside the latest fads. It was a wonderful city to travel through and here are a few of my travel tips.


Pinterest is a great way to create a visual scrapbook of holiday tips and ideas.
Buy a map. You will be …

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Morning walk and lunch at Choux Cafe

Posted in - Coffee & Lunch & western australia on December 21st 2014 Coffee-Mug-Choux-Cafe

Well, it’s official, I am on holidays! Working through Christmas and New Year last year in a retail store, I am really going to cherish my time off. I admire retail sales assistants, it’s a crazy job during the festive season but rewarding for the company’s balance sheet. This year I am looking forward to …

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Chicken Meatballs with Sushi Rice

Posted in - kitchen @ Home & Recipes on December 20th 2014 Chicken-Meatballs

If I was to choose one electronic appliance to have in the kitchen, it would be a tough choice between the rice cooker, hand mixer and blender but I think I would choose the rice cooker. I have had my $20.00 Kambrook rice cooker forever, I can’t recall when it came to be in my kitchen.

This chicken meatball …

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Beginner Skiing at Nozawa Onsen

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on December 12th 2014 Skate-park

Earlier this year Derek and I spent a week of skiing at a tiny Japanese mountain village called Nozawa Onsen. It feels like a life time ago now but it was a wonderful holiday with aspects of complete unfamiliarity like nude bathing in an onsen and fumbling our way through the country with our limited …

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Pizza Express, Mosman Park

Posted in - Food and Drink Perth on December 3rd 2014 Supreme-Pizza-Mosman-Park

Pizza and a movie at home was how we unwind on Saturday evening following a day of work.

Pizza Express in Mosman Park shop is situated on Stirling Highway, conveniently opposite the liquor store. Quite possibly the most effective product placement – Beer and pizza. The shop services takeaway orders however there are a couple of …

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Breakfast at Gordon Street Garage

Posted in - Breakfast & Cake & Coffee on November 29th 2014 Gordon-street-garage-banana-bread

Saturday morning we found ourselves at Gordon Street Garage for breakfast, open from 8am on both Saturday and Sunday the converted car garage cafe is a convenient option for early morning wanderers in the city.

Gordon Street is a coffee centric cafe and the beans are roasted in small batches inside the expansive premises. It is definitely a …

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Venue Preview Evening at The Naked Fig

Posted in - Events & Food and Drink Perth & Invited on November 28th 2014 Bloggers-Feast

I was thrilled to receive an invitation for a hosted bloggers dinner at The Naked Fig Restaurant one Friday evening. The creative and fun invitation arrived by post in the form of a carefully packaged bottle of vincotto and went a little like this – ‘join us for the feast, you damn sexy beast, and, here’s a kitten!’ Uber …

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Whisk Creamery, Subiaco

Posted in - Coffee & Food and Drink Perth on November 26th 2014 Long-Macchiato-Whist

Following a visit for a bit of Christmas shopping at the Dymocks Subiaco one day members secret sale, we stopped in at the nearby Whisk Creamery for a brief coffee.

Coffee is synonymous in Subiaco, finding a good espresso never seems to be an arduous task. Cafes are peppered along Rokeby Road from the train station …

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