Seminyak

James & I spent our first few days in Seminyak with friends at infamous beach clubs such as Potato Head, Bali. With it’s fantastic beach location, great music, giant pool & large sun loungers, Potato Head is the perfect way to spend your day in the Indonesian Sun.  Oh and the food and cocktails are fabulous –…

Bali, Indonesia

“Let’s start at the very beginning A very good place to start” I am excited to share with you what was and will forever be a special holiday – after the 14+ hr flight to Jakarta, transfer to Denpasar and taxi-ride to our villa. For our first few days in Bali we stayed in Villa Sassy,…

Part of my journey

Elizabeth Gilbert writes in her infamous novel Eat, Pray, Love “to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice“, it’s true. I have had the wonderful opportunity in life to travel at home & overseas and I feel truly blessed to write this now sitting in my jungle villa in Ubud – I’ll be moving again…

Kip Kot

After around 8 months of waiting, a letter finally arrived from my Commune inviting me to attend its office following my several visits in January this year. Hoorah – I thought – my ID must be ready. On Wednesdays, the Commune is open from 2pm to 4pm however, as I recalled from back in January if…

Winter Salad

Inspired by Autumn’s arrival and the delicious goats cheese salad I enjoyed at De Haan, I attempted to recreate something similar. I toasted a red onion, bacon bits, a red pepper and some cherry tomatoes. Once out of the pan, I placed the sliced goats cheese on top of the sizzling goods so that the cheese…

Antwerp-ing

Another glorious day. Could we be any luckier. My friend Heather and I took an afternoon trip to Antwerp for a little lunch and shopping. Mussels are apparently in season. I couldn’t resist. I promise I shared. Stewart came too, of course. He was less keen on the rose and more interested at the dog at…

Lean in 15 Fail

Our friend rants and raves about Mr Lean in 15 and has made some pretty tasty dishes from his collection of books. Inspired, we attempted to make his sweet potato fritters. The slight issue was that I looked up two different recipes from Mr Lean in 15 so I adapted the ingredients a little. Simply…