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Building a sustainable wardrobe is a goal we should all aspire to, but what exactly does that mean? We discuss what measures you might apply in choosing sustainable clothing . The final checklist should be one that you are happy with; one that meets your budget and style expectations as best …

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In Autumn we travelled from South Australia to Darwin, and my capsule holiday wardrobe was all about how how to pack layers for travel. As well as needing to dress for multiple climates, I also needed a mix of clothing to suit everything from walking, to dining out, to ballooning …

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One of the great Australian journeys is to travel from Adelaide to Darwin. Many choose to make this trip by car; towing their caravan. We chose to travel on The Ghan, with a week long stop over at Alice Springs and Uluru and then rejoining the train to head to …

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When we were invited to test drive and review the Toyota Yaris Cross for Toyota Sunshine Coast, we jumped at the chance.  Both keen drivers, we have been closely watching the developments in the hybrid/electric vehicle market and wanted to find out more about this option.  [This post is …

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Many women experience the development of a midlife spread which can quite suddenly make it challenging to find flattering clothes which are also stylish. But truly there is no need to panic; there a number of steps you can take which will have you looking fabulous again. And no I …

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If you have a love of all things French then you will definitely want to put Lyon on your list of places to visit. The City offers a pastiche of experiences including history – both political and textile – fabulous food, architectural delights, and a vibrant bar scene. Updated August 2021 …

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But you won’t just find wines here; they also offer locally grown produce, either individually or in gift boxes and hampers which might include extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fig paste, honey, verjuice or smoked salt flakes. A great place to find some goodies to accompany your …

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There is a lot of evidence around that as we age we are more likely to need joint care therapies. Recently we have trialled some biomagnetic therapy products which have given both Rowan and me relief. We each have our challenges with joint pain. Due to osteoarthritis Rowan had both …

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If magnificent scenery and delicious food appeal to you then you really must plan to travel the Wild Atlantic Way which runs along the West Coast of Ireland. We share our tips for getting the most out of this incredible journey. [This post contains affiliate links. If you click on …

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How do you choose your retirement location? We talk to 5 women who have chosen to move to a new location or stayed put. What were their criteria? We have written previously about getting our location wrong and then happily settling in Noosaville. We felt it was time to broaden …

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