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Welcome to My Table

Sharing a meal is one of the oldest rituals, pastimes and arts of humanity. An act universally recognised as one of hospitality and community. A symbol of friendship and kindness. Yet I fear we  are slowly losing connection to this communal tradition. Have you ever been asked who you’d invite to dinner if you had […]

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I’m not bossy. I’m the BOSS.

What do you think when you hear the word “bossy”? Negative thoughts, right? Recollections of school yard bullies who controlled the handball court, or maybe dictators in your university group work that breathed down your neck. Or perhaps, you were a girl who was called bossy, strong-willed, stubborn or determined when you were younger? Were […]

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Advance Australia Where?

On Saturday evening I went to the Rugby League World Club Challenge final, Sydney Roosters vs. Wigan, and as with any good international play-off we began the evening with hearts on our chest as we sung our national anthems with pride. Except for the first time in a while, I felt anything but pride when […]

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#Worthy

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I don’t know who “they”* are but this used to be the last thing I’d want to hear growing up, frustrated by my mini me (younger brother) who followed and mimicked me around the school playground or in our games at home. The desire to be […]

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The W Word

March has always been a special month for our family, with birthdays popping up left, right and centre and celebrations and get-togethers taking up every weekend. Whilst I love the opportunity to see family more regularly than normal, March is particularly important to me because it’s a month all about important women. On the 8th […]

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