Happy Australia Day

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi Happy Australia Day to all my Australian readers! I hope those of you who have a public holiday today, enjoy the time off doing lots of things you love. Here are some photos of our Australia Day BBQ yesterday Prawn off the Barbie! Some Aussie beer A new Aussie vodka & pear drink – …

exciting news

I’m really, really excited to share with you the new look for the ‘the boudica files’. We have been working really hard to upgrade the site to bring you great new content, and shortly we will be sharing with you an exciting new collaboration, between myself and the super talented Summer Fearnley from Barefoot Carpets, that has been simmering away for …

New year new ‘YOU’

The start of a new year normally brings with it resolutions, resolves, motivational mantras and lists! I generally do all of these things with a little bit of conviction, but this year I am feeling more engaged to really give it a shot. I’m looking back at the last year and reminding myself of all the positive steps I’ve taken, …

NYE 2015

A few last minute bits for your New Years Eve… to sip while getting ready… Treat yourself to a sneaky gin, my pick is Opihr, which just won the 2014 Spirits Business Award! I love it with Ginger Ale, however  it’s also great with the classic, tonic.   Fashion; for the guys think shine and velvet Black and Gold bling! Classic black …

dress dilemma

So as I mentioned in my previous post, last week we flew to Melbourne to attend one of my oldest and closest friends wedding. I have loved talking with her about all the details involved in organizing this day; I  got married in Vegas, so I missed out on all the  decisions you have to make in order for a …

It’s only how many days??

With Halloween out of the way it means we are on the slippery slope to CHRISTMAS! In our house as the last lolly wrapper is being peeled off the floor the ‘lists’ are already starting. If our kids had their way, the day we took down the Halloween decorations we would put up the Christmas tree…steady on littles. You can’t …

Tokyo Thursday

Day three We started the day at 5:30am and headed to the Tsukiji Fish Market, there has been some discussion these iconic markets are going to be moved much further out from the city, so I was keen to see them while they were still in their original location (my reasoning for getting up at 5:30am when on holiday without the …