Bona Sourdough Pizza

Bona Sourdough Pizza, Forest Hill

This place has been a great addition to the Forest Hill area since it opened at the end of 2015. It’s pretty cosy and they don’t take bookings, but if you leave your name and number down for a table, it never seems to take too long for one to become available. Otherwise, you can […]


Fear not – you CAN get good coffee in London

I’m a coffee snob. Yet I never thought of myself as one back in coffee-obsessed Wellington. This was a city where a Starbucks on Lambton Quay, in the central business district, was replaced by local chain Mojo. Late night cafes, and meeting up with friends for coffee and cake rather than a beer was pretty […]

Northern Vietnam

Useful travel websites and resources

I love to travel. I am also someone who likes to have a general plan in mind. With bigger trips where you have more time, such as our five months in South East Asia, it’s great to be able to have the flexibility to change your plans on the fly. When you have less time […]

Introduction to French Baking Workshop at Bread Ahead

Recently I spent an enjoyable Sunday morning getting stuck into French bread making. We’d booked a half day course at Bread Ahead, located within Borough Market itself. Led by experienced French baker Manuel (who assured us he was French, despite his name), the course was pitched at just the right level – basic enough that […]

View of Wellington, New Zealand, featuring the cable car

Ode to Wellington

Well we discovered upon checking in, that to leave transit at Sydney airport was $90 each, so we ended up spending nine hours wandering around the airport. Naturally, boredom struck and Kylie heard the song “my favourite things” and figured it would suit an ode to Wellington, about the things he would miss… The Yellow […]