The Melbourne Star Encore

Last month, my partner Theo and I went on the Melbourne Star. This week, we went again. For our birthdays (mine is in November and … Read the rest


Something New

The photo prompt for the Expat Blog Challenge on Monday, February 17th was, “Something I never would have seen if I’d stayed home.” Well, there’s … Read the rest


Between Cultures

The prompt for the Expat Blog Challenge on Saturday, February 16th was to respond to the following quote from Sarah Turbull, “It is a bitter-sweet thing, … Read the rest


The Tourists are Missing Out

February is officially over and so is the Expat Blog Challenge, but since I missed a few days of it, I thought I’d keep going … Read the rest


A Toast

Today is the final day of the Expat Blog Challenge. The prompt is, “A toast to…”. A toast to Cristin, the blogger at In an … Read the rest


What Traditions?

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is, “A tradition I maintain.” I’m sad to admit that I don’t maintain any traditions now that I … Read the rest


The Outlaws

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is to recognize someone who has made my expat experience better. My partner Theo is the obvious answer. He … Read the rest


White Night Melbourne 2014

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is a photo prompt: a hidden gem. Considering it draws about 300,000 people and it takes place in … Read the rest


New Eyes and Extra Colors

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is to respond to the following quote by Terry Pratchett: Why do you go away? So that you … Read the rest


Myer Autumn/Winter Fashion Launch 2014

As I write this, it’s 19°C (67°F). Pretty soon, I’ll be trading in my sweater for, well, another sweater. Summer is almost over and at … Read the rest


Undiscovered

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is, “Something I still haven’t seen in my expat country.” This one is easy. I haven’t seen a … Read the rest


Tastes Like Home

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is, “Tastes like home.” I’ve blogged quite a bit about Melbourne food and dining out. It’s not that … Read the rest