So two new backpackers arrived on the farm; Kieren, 21 from London and Bryan, 23 from Manchester. They had it easy, one day picking, a day off and then another day picking (all on big juicy beans). However, Bryan couldn’t hack it and quit after two days. So we sent him on his way the … More An Aussie Hog Roast
We had worked a pretty full on few days and we’re rewarded with a day off! It got even better because Sandi and Dave took us to Rainbow Beach. We set off in the morning in separate cars and headed to the beach. Connor, Lucy and I went with Sandi and her mum; we also … More Rainbow Beach
As I approached my final week in Sydney before I go up to do farm work, Tash and I decided to treat ourselves to a wee spa day. We went to Swissotel in the CBD and were greeted with slippers and a robe. We had bought a package where a 35 minute massage and a … More Spa Day
The Easter holidays had finally come! Tash and I were stuck for ideas on what to do as the weather was still crap. So brunch it was! This time we ventured into Bondi Junction and ate at a place called Tuckshop. Here’s what we ordered: Myself – brisket hash with quinoa and chickpeas, lime Mayo … More You Can Never Have Enough Brunch!
As summer ended in Sydney, it was as if the weather went straight downhill. The amount of rain we’ve had and the severe temperature drop was not fun at all. One thing to make myself better was to cook a nice cosy dish! Once again, I’ll state that I’m poor so the ingredients used are … More Winter Warmer
Normally I’m working in the restaurant during the weekends but as the weather hasn’t been so kind to us recently, I managed to get a Saturday off! Usually I rise around 1pm and after chilling in bed, grabbing something to eat and eventually showering – I’m ready to conquer the day at around 4pm. However, … More Saturday in Sydney
Over the past few weeks I feel as if I’ve been living as a housewife and my friend Tash is my companion in all this. You see, we’re now working weird hours so they only time for a catch up is lunchtime during the middle of the week. We now rub shoulders with the very … More How do you like your eggs in the morning?
Funny how things work out; a failed staff night out (everyone was busy) turned into cooking lessons! My lovely friend from work took pity on me a few days ago as I’d gotten all ready for a night out for everyone to cancel. So she picked me up and we, along with her husband, went … More Homemade Gnocchi 🍝
I felt like a kid on Christmas morning, it was time for Tash and I to head to Hunter Valley to go wine tasting! 🍷🍷🍷 We woke up at 5am and headed into Bondi junction to start our 2 hour bus journey. Here we are looking fresh faced for so early in the morning: We … More It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere!