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Getting back to myself - www.cooks-notebook.com

I’ve been feeling very blah of late.

Physically, emotionally, spiritually.

And I’m really not sure why. [click to continue…]

Struggling with insomnia- You're not alone... - www.cooks-notebook.com.au

How I manage insomnia

I’ve just had ten nights of amazing sleep. Fell asleep within seconds of my head hitting the pillow, woke up between eight and nine hours later feeling refreshed. Total bliss.

It’s not always like this. [click to continue…]

Frying Pan Adventures - www.cooks-notebook.com.au

I was absolutely NOT expecting to eat the best felafel of my life the night I partook in Arva Ahmed’s Frying Pan Adventures food tour in Dubai.


I can still taste it, and it’s been months since that wonderful, memorable night.  [click to continue…]

spaghetti bolognese - www.cooks-notebook.con.au

I spend as much time as I can at our family holiday house at Killcare, on the NSW Central Coast. My parents bought this little haven back in 1992 (or maybe it was 1991), so I’ve been coming here for a long time. [click to continue…]

Adventure to adventure

I’ve been thinking a lot about life lately. [click to continue…]

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The Rainbow Flag flutters high above the Castro, a symbol of gay pride that this district, in the heart of San Francisco, is now known for.

Originally eight vibrant colours, the flag now comprises six strips: red for life, orange for healing, yellow for the sun, green for nature, turquoise blue for art and violet for spirit. The original hot pink (for sexuality) wasn’t a commercially available flag colour, and indigo (for harmony) was removed to make an even six stripes. [click to continue…]

How to travel without gaining weight!

This is a subject that is dear to my heart. Or perhaps I should say my waistline. And my hips. And my butt.

It dates back to when I was 18 and lived in Canada for a year on a Rotary Exchange.

Best. Year. Ever.

Except for the part where I left Australia as a size 10 and came home a size 16.

Even my mother almost didn’t recognise me at the airport. A few weeks later when I went off to uni she gave me a low-fat cookbook with the words “you need this one darling”. Humph I said to that!! [click to continue…]

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