A power board - before my first European adventure my brother's wife suggested I pack a power board and now it is an item I always travel with. Why? Hotel rooms are notorious for not having a stack of power plugs and this way all you need is one! It's great for travel with a partner … Continue reading Luggage essentials – a list of non negotiable items for your suitcase
My new favourite clothing brand
Getting artsy in the name of food
As a History teacher I sometimes have the difficult job of teaching my students about the current state of the world as part of our Modern History course. I see their expressions change and their faces drop when they make that switch from ignorant to informed and I hate the thought of them having to … Continue reading Love can change the world in a moment, but what do I know?
It's really easy - I promise!
A must read: “The more we travel, the bigger the world gets”. Over the last couple of years we have taken advantage of our somewhat vague motto to talk about many different things. Christened during our round-the-world trip, it originally stemmed from our observation that no time in the world would be enough to visit … Continue reading The beauty of small things…
Growing up I remember having a strict bed time on school nights. Mum used to usher me off to bed and close my bedroom door. She would say to me that she was doing her ironing and that I needed a good nights sleep to focus on school the following day. But Mum was hiding … Continue reading What my favourite TV show taught me about life…
Doing something good for you and your body.
A review of Urban Yoga, Surry Hills
Here’s a topic we’ve been chatting about in the back room at Parnassus: What exactly is a “beach read”? Lately we’ve realized that we — booksellers and customers… Source: Question: What Makes a "Beach Book"? (Plus 44 Suggested Answers)