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I'm a Naturopathy student based in Brisbane's South East. My hobbies and interests include cooking, sewing, reading, health, fitness and natural wellbeing. I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences around South East Queensland and beyond!

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My WeekendNotes - 58
Some restaurants seem to manage that perfect balance between fine dining and old school homely charm. The long establish... [more]
After staying the night at the Kenilworth Hotel, we ventured forth early in the morning for a good country style breakfa... [more]
My fiancée and I headed away 4wd-ing over the weekend. We covered tracks through the Connondales and Bellthorpe range an... [more]
Sometimes you find some of the best little venues in the most unexpected places. This is exactly how I feel about stumbl... [more]
Over the last few years Brisbane's South Bank has come in leaps and bounds with new trendy eateries and bars popping up ... [more]
A drive through the Sunshine Coast hinterland is always a beautiful one. It doesn't seem to matter whether the weather i... [more]
If you are looking for a delightful alfresco location for breakfast then look no further than Cafe La Mer in Brisbane's ... [more]
We don't head over the north side of Brisbane all that often, but last night we discovered a restaurant that was definit... [more]
Somewhere in the last eighteen months or so Mexican really became the new in thing for local restaurants. As with most o... [more]
If you live in Brisbane, chances are you've heard someone you know raving about Stokehouse. On face value, I can underst... [more]
It's amazing how many restaurants out there seem to be satisfied with being just 'okay'. There's nothing really wrong wi... [more]
Camping is not my first love when it comes to holidays but I tolerate it a couple of times a year because my partner and... [more]
So I'm going to start just by stating the obvious here - if you don't like Shakespeare and are not interesting in trying... [more]
13/06/2014 - 15/11/2014
If you've ever been to Cleveland before you'll know that it's a fairly quiet sort of a town. Even though the population ... [more]
Remember the days when food options at tourist type destinations usually consisted of kiosks where you could get sandwic... [more]
I tend to steer clear of reviewing art events because I generally feel as though I'm not qualified. Yesterday, however, ... [more]
10/09/2014 - 21/09/2014
Redland Bay is a lovely little village with a large population, an idyllic location and one big problem - a serious lack... [more]
Well, hasn't Manly just become the trendiest little restaurant hub of late? All they need to throw in a few more niche m... [more]
I always think that one of the beautiful things about heading out of town in Australia is experiencing the wonderful hos... [more]
I think I've mentioned before just how lucky I think you south-east Brisbane peeps are when it comes to dining. Cafe O-M... [more]
I don't know about you guys, but I'll quite happily take a healthy dose of quirk with my morning coffee. Our local coffe... [more]
Heading in to Brisbane's south eastern suburbs is always a joy for us - we're coffee snobs and you lucky people just hav... [more]
Anyone who lives in the Redlands knows that our dining options are, well, a touch on the boring side. A few noteworthy A... [more]
Sirromet has long been a local institution in the Redlands. Set in the bushy surrounds of Mount Cotton, Sirromet boasts ... [more]
I've been very slack with my reviews of late...largely because I really haven't been anywhere noteworthy enough to revie... [more]
I don't know too many people who don't have a love of Indian cuisine. It tends to be one of those things reserved for a ... [more]
I love a good local gem, and I'm very pleased to say that I firmly believe that Fish on Fire is one of Cleveland's. Sure... [more]
A leisurely Sunday Drive led my partner and I to discover a hidden gem known as Birches Restaurant. Located on the sceni... [more]
Usually I find that local knowledge is the best recommendation when it comes to eating out in an area that you're not fa... [more]
Some places can only really be described as long standing institutions. Often these places' longevity can be attributed ... [more]
Thank goodness another world class musical has finally wended its way to Brisbane! We've been a bit starved again for a ... [more]
08/01/2014 - 09/02/2014
Queensland is arguably Australia's capital state when it comes to theme parks: Dreamworld, Wet and Wild, Movie World and... [more]
It's funny how you get used to somewhere being a sleepy little village and then you go there a few years later and it's ... [more]
I think it's fair to say that 2013 has most certainly seen the unprecedented rise of the Farmer's Market. I can definite... [more]
12/01/2014
Much hyped locations tend to scare me a little. Far too often they fall short of expectation and you leave feeling disap... [more]
If you're ever out driving around northern New South Wales I can thoroughly recommend including the little town of Mullu... [more]
It's such a nice experience to be taken so far left of centre from your usual routine! This was certainly how I felt sta... [more]
30/11/2013
Isn't it a shame when you go to a restaurant and its so close to being great but it falls down just before it gets there... [more]
All too often you go to a much hyped dining location only to leave feeling completely under-whelmed. Every now and then ... [more]
The Grand View Hotel has long been a big part of the Bayside restaurant scene. It's a beautiful old building set in an i... [more]
Every now and then you are lucky enough to stumble upon an absolute local gem of a cafe. The aptly named Cafe by t... [more]
Augello's on the beautiful Mooloolaba Esplanade has been voted the best pizza in the globe. I am so ecstatically pleased... [more]
My partner and I headed to Mooloolaba over the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We've been staying at Mooloolaba fo... [more]
I always find that one of life's great pleasures is discovering new things in unexpected places. Last night my partner a... [more]
01/11/2013 - 13/11/2013
Down in the Redlands we are a little starved for nice little cafes. The monopolies (Coffee Clubs, Gloria Jeans etc) have... [more]
After attending the Queensland Museum's Afghanistan exhibit my partner and I took a lazy stroll down Southbank's Fri... [more]
On Friday night my partner and I headed into Brisbane's Southbank precinct to view the Queensland Museum's Afghanistan e... [more]
13/12/2013
After wearing ourselves out at the St Augustine's Jumble Sale yesterday my mother and I were in desperate need of some ... [more]
My mother is a born and bred northside girl. Whilst we have lived in the Redlands for many, many years she still has a n... [more]
02/10/2013
We love holidaying at Mooloolaba. It seems to have somehow found the balance between tourist mecca without the tacki... [more]
Whale watching - it's one of those things my partner and I have bleated about doing for years now. So we finally got aro... [more]
Yesterday evening my mother and I planned to go out for dinner at Cleveland Harbour. Completely unbeknownst to us the Cl... [more]
24/08/2013 - 07/12/2013
After a brief wander around the Cleveland Twilight Makers Market (and a quick champagne at Fiction Bar) mum and I headed... [more]
I've lived in the Redlands my whole life and one thing that the area seems to be very good at is ploughing its way throu... [more]
I've never been one of those kids who got taken to the Royal Show all that often. I think for my nearly twenty five year... [more]
08/08/2013 - 17/08/2013
For a surprise dinner this weekend my partner took me to Bacchus on the mezzanine floor at Rydges South Bank. I myself h... [more]
10/08/2013
For better or worse, my partner and I are undeniably coffee snobs. I sometimes wish I could just go into any commerc... [more]
06/07/2013
Yesterday afternoon my partner and I decided to head to La Quinta Mexican Cafe and Bar at Builmba. In a comedy of errors... [more]