A native Sydney girl, who adores her home town. Everything I do, I do with my two boys by my side. It's amazing to discover just how much Sydney has to offer.

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April 16, 2018

It’s almost hidden now and many Sydneysiders are completely oblivious to both its significance and its location but this unassuming (and perhaps ugly) fountain is actually on the site of Sydney’s original water supply.

October 27, 2017

In a bid to shift some unwanted weight, I've registered with the "Live Life Get Active" program (thanks for the recommendation JoJo!), which are FREE group exercise classes in parks located all around Sydney (more info here) thanks to local governments a...

October 10, 2017

As I've previously mentioned, I grew up in the wonderful St George region of South Sydney. I have always felt that I was lucky to have grown up in that area; people seem to have a strong sense of community, the streets felt safe and the suburbs still maintained a wonde...

October 6, 2017

September 2017 marked the 250th birthday of John Macarthur (in case you don't remember from history class in school - he's the guy that trail blazed the Aussie wool industry, was a politician and pioneered the settlement in Australia) so what better way to celebrate so...

September 14, 2017

To me, my Grandparents house was magical. It was a two story white house at the bottom of a very step hill, the kind you'd avoid walking up at all costs. My pop proudly installed a flag pole and raised the Australian flag every morning and brought it in every evening a...

August 18, 2017

Recently my Grandmother passed away.

To say I adored her would be an understatement. I know that my love of understanding deeper Sydney (and discovering wider Australia) comes from my grandparents, through my own Mum who has always instilled her fascination of “trying t...

April 16, 2017

Had the most magical day today at Vaucluse House with the boys. 

Each year they have an old fashioned Easter egg hunt and picnic games for children. I felt like I was transported to the summer of 1963 at Kellermans - when everybody called me Baby, and it didn't occ...

April 8, 2017

For many years I have walked up and down Martin Place and never noticed its existence.

Like so many things in Sydney, how is it possible that something that holds so much significants to our history, just sits there so quietly that few even know of its existence? I am t...

February 3, 2017

It's funny how you suddenly notice things out of the blue that you have walked passed hundreds of times before.

These are Australia's first bricks and you can see them for your self on the corner of Bridge & Phillip St in the city.

Over 5000 bricks were used during the t...

November 4, 2016

One of my Sydney Secret bucket list places, Regent Street station aka Mortuary Station.  I have been fascinated with the building since I was a child and am not embarrassed to say, was ridiculously excited to be finally able to walk through the gates.
 

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