Media: New mag Elle to battle Marie Claire

In May this year Bauer Media’s Madison magazine quietly folded. Grazia and Instyle also joined the magazine graveyard. Yet on September 23, Elle magazine, another Bauer production, will launch in direct competition with long established Marie Claire. So why, why would Bauer, formerly ACP think that Elle can survive where Madison has failed? Sounds crazy, […]

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Problogger t minus 10 hours

Problogger training event is finally here tomorrow at 7.30am 329 bloggers and wanna be bloggers will meet at QT Gold Coast for 17 sessions of pure heaven. When I first saw the event advertised, not unsurprisingly on another blog, I wasn’t sure I should spend the money. It was around $300. I wasn’t sure I […]

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Ready, set, move house again!

You wouldn’t read about…oh no wait you are …. we’re moving again. Yep you read that right. Moving. Moving to Middlemount, about 175klms down the central Queensland road. MWL said I should call this post OMFG we’re moving again but it didn’t grab me. I probably would have called it that about a month ago […]

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Nana, Mum and Mother’s Day

The Rubinator’s little face was all screwed up and bright red, he arrived screaming at the door the mcplayground with tears running down his face. I grabbed, my bag started to get the baby out of the mchigh chair, prepared for a trip to the emergency room, had to be a broken arm. No, no […]

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Review – Silver Linings Playbook

To anyone who’s ever felt like they’ve seriously lost the plot this movie starts out a little confronting and a lot honest. The run down Dolores and Patrizio Solitano (Jacqui Weaver and De Niro)take their son Pat Jnr (Bradley Cooper) back into their home after his eight month, court appointed stay in a Baltimore mental […]

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A little cup of Brisbane

Smell a cup of of T2 Brisbane Breakfast Tea and you’ll get a whiff of a much loved tropical fruit but which one is it? Taste the tea and you’ll be saying I know it but I just can’t put my finger on it. Read the back of the teabag packet and you will have […]

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Tea of the Day … Gorgeous Geisha

I’m not a fan of green tea.I don’t mind decaf green tea with flavour in it (especially Tetley’s decaf green tea with pomegranate) but full strength green tea usually sends me buzzing and it’s got a bitter taste I just can’t warm too. My second tea trial was T2 Gorgeous Geisha, also a green tea […]

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Travel review – Grand Medina Sydney

Located on the corner of Bathurst and Kent Street Sydney is the Medina Grand Sydney. With car parking on-site* and self contained suites that include full kitchens, washing machine, dryer and a separate bedroom with television, they are the perfect choice for families with kids. We have two boys 16 weeks and three years and […]

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