• Sea Life

    ##Sea Life Caiti has been working at the Sydney Sea Life as a guest experience facilitator for nearly six months now and she was as eager to show me around the aquarium as I was to visit. So on my first full day in Sydney, that’s where we started. Sea...


  • A Day at the Seaside

    ##A Day at the Seaside We spent a lot of time at the seaside while I was in Sydney since Caiti is currently living only a couple of kilometres away from Coogee. Apart from a few years when I was a student in Oxford and Stirling and then working as...


  • Paris to Sydney

    ##Paris to Sydney I’m safely back from my trip of a lifetime to Australia to visit Caiti. The travelling was exhausting, and to say I was stressed in the couple of weeks running up to it is the understatement of the year (I only found out with ten days to...


  • Knitting

    ##Knitting My fishy egg cosies are currently having their few days of fame on the 2017 Knitting Calendar (published by Andrews McMeel Publishing) so it seemed apt to write a knitting related blog post. I love knitting, and I’ve been doing it, with ever-increasing adventurousness, since I was seven or...


  • Zut, it’s Zeus

    Zut, it’s Zeus Storm Zeus thundered through France yesterday leaving a trail of damage in its wake. Winds reached up to 193 kph at their height. We’d been forecast to have gusts of up to 120 kph but I suspect they may have been a bit stronger than that. We...