• 12 Months and 12 Photos – A 2020 Retrospective

    What a year. Honestly. It’s been a stressful year for everyone, where the simple pleasures in life have become so much more important. I was inspired by Tanja to put together this 12 Months and 12 Photos – a 2020 retrospective as a journal of a tulumtuous year that has affected so many.

    Festive Drinks for Christmas and New Years

    Roll up, roll up, and welcome to the London Kiwi Lounge. We’re serving a litany of festive drinks for Christmas and New Years, all guaranteed to tempt you to sip a few glasses and linger in front of the fire (whether real flame or faux flickers – available on Youtube in a variety of choices.) [Disclosure: some of these were gifted.] There is something about winter that just calls for hearty, spiced drinks. They warm you… View Post

    Ideas To Feel Festive Whilst Stuck At Home

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt around about 0.025% festive this year. So I set myself down with a glass of mulled cider and jotted down a few ideas to feel festive whilst stuck at home – and I thought I would share them because they all made me smile and have helped to summon the Christmas spirit, even in these trying times. My imagination and planning skills are some of the few… View Post

    Unique, quirky and full of love: a small business gift guide.

    Hoping that Santa has blog reading on his agenda in the run up to his busiest day of the year, I thought I would share a small business gift guide on my blog, sharing businesses that do some amazing stuff in the world. If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? If you are a blogger who doesn’t write a gift guide,… View Post

    Best Sightseeing Day Trips from Sydney Australia [Guest Post]

    One of my few regrets in the last few years was only getting to spend a couple of days in Sydney. Raki, an experienced local tour guide, asked if he could share his recommendations of the best sightseeing day trips from Sydney which only sparked my wanderlust even more.  With an iconic skyline familiar the world over, a serene and picturesque harbor, botanical gardens, numerous landmarks and accompanied by architecture befitting its iconic status, Sydney… View Post