Love where you live

EXPLORING POSTCODES From 0200 to 9944 there are around 3280 postcodes covering over 15,000 cities, towns, townships and areas. Embrace its…


Salmon Teriyaki with Asian Greens

YOUR DINNER GUESTS WILL LOVE YOU But don’t confuse the salmon & chicken. We found this to be a perfect midweek lockdown treat. Works with…


A to Z — the prints are coming

ABOUT TIME Absolutely thrilled to announce that prints from my 36 days of type series for 2020 will soon be available to purchase through the Chops…


More Dahling?

DAHL, I LOVE YOU Quick, easy, really tasty and sure winner with your non-meat eating friends. Every now and then you stumble upon a recipe that…


Going Bananas

THE KING OF COMFORT CAKES What to do when bananas turn bad… we deliberately buy extra bananas so we can make this cake guilt free. Based on an…


How to waste time effectively

36 DAYS OF TYPE An Instagram challenge — I’m not as social (on social media) as I’d like to be because, generally speaking, I’m…


Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

A WARMING LATE WINTER STEW This is pretty much Beef Bourguignon and it’s of course a classic, a bloody tasty — not for vegetarians — one pot…


The Underrated Art of Procrastination — Part Unfinished

PART UNFINISHED An exciting conclusion coming soon! Well what did you expect? The truth is I wrote the conclusion to this little series of posts…


The Underrated Art of Procrastination — Part Two

YELLOW Note — make yourself comfortable. Another coffee, glass of red? Have you eaten? Kinda hungry? What’s for dinner tonight? Lunchtime. Bugger —…


The Underrated Art of Procrastination — Part One

GREEN Before we start… If you have just stumbled into my little adventure in avoiding the seriousness of the enormitiy of addressing all the…


The Underrated Art of Procrastination — Introduction

A DESIGNER’S GUIDE TO PROCRASTINATION It seems procrastination has become something of a dirty word. I agree, it’s not the prettiest word to…


Chocolate Chip Cookies

OUR GO TO COOKIE 😉 I have been baking these cookies for years. In that time I’ve slightly adapted Tana Ramsay’s super easy and super delicious…


Moroccan Chicken Thighs

MOROCCAN CHICKEN THIGHS A winning winner chicken dinner… A simple one pot recipe that never fails to bring a smile to your face. Unless you…


The Rensark 3000 User Guide

WHAT IS THE RENSARK 3000? Explore the unique features of the RENSARK 3000 from Rensark Industries via this handy user guide. Rensark Industries…


QAGOMA

BRISBANE CALLING Every once in a while you experience something that inspires, invigorates and stirs the creative juices within. A trip to Brisbane…


National Arboretum

FOREST OF DREAMS What first strikes you about the National Arboretum is its distinct lack of trees. But don’t let that fool you. The National…


Zlutch, Zlaggard, Zander

A COLLECTIVE NOUN FOR ZUCCHINI “Sir, when a man is tired of zucchini, he is tired of life; for there is in zucchini all that life can afford.” It’s…


The lemons are coming

MARMALADE IN THE MAKING Finally! It only took 3 years but by golly we have our very own lemon marmalade this year! One man’s obsession to…


Fig & Almond Cake

FIGGING GOOD On an impulse I bought some figs. They just looked too good, sitting there, dumpy and just ripe. And then I found a perfect sweet…


Rabbit for Tea

FROM PADDOCK TO PLATE I’m not a big rabbit fan. Well that’s not true, I love Bugs Bunny, Peter Rabbit and when I was growing up in London we had 19…