Sydney

  • Shagri La Hotel Afternoon Tea via christineknight.me

    Shangri La Hotel Afternoon Tea: Sydney’s Best High Teas

    A very happy birthday to me! I love to celebrate with high teas, so the family and I head to the Shangri La Hotel Lobby Lounge on this birthday to try their Traditional Afternoon Tea. The Traditional Afternoon Teas are priced at $42 pp, $52 pp with a flute of Chandon NV Brut and $65 pp with […] Read more…

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    Babies Proms: Tubby the Tuba – Sydney’s Best Shows For Kids

    As I’ve written about previously, our family loves the Babies Proms at the Sydney Opera House. This week we very happily trotted down to see the latest one, Tubby The Tuba. Tubby The Tuba is a lively performance to introduce children to different orchestral instruments. The special nine-piece proms orchestra (comprising a bassoon, flute, piccolo, tuba, […] Read more…

Writing

  • Living A Small Life via christineknight.me

    Living A Small Life

    At the ripe old age of 35 I’ve come to the realisation that there are a lot of things I will not be in this life time. A professional ballet dancer, which was my earliest wish. An Olympic Athlete, which was my dream as a teenager. I’m probably not going to be someone who creates […] Read more…

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    Pitching Made Easy: How To Ask For Freelance Work

    Pitching for freelance writing can be a scary thing to do. No one likes being rejected. After giving this freelance writing thing a good go for the best part of a year and a half now, I can tell you that it does get easier. All of it. The cold emailing. The pitching. And even […] Read more…

Family

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    Sydney: The Secret Life Of Suitcases Ticket Giveaway

    A fun giveaway for you this week! If you are looking for some holiday fun in Sydney, the Monkey Baa Theatre Company will be presenting The Secret Life of Suitcases from September 28 to October 2 at the Lend Lease Theatre, in the Darling Quarter. A little bit about the show: Larry works in an office and […] Read more…

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    An Enchanted Fairy Birthday Party – Cheese Turns Four

    For the little Cheese’s fourth birthday party, she wanted a fairy theme. It seems to be a popular choice for preschoolers! Together we found a pretty invitation on Etsy that was more flower fairy than Disney, and we ran with this for the theme – an enchanted fairy garden party. This year was exciting as […] Read more…

Travel

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    Travel Guide: London With Kids

    London is a city I’ve visited several times over the years – as a nine-year-old child myself, as a young adult on a shoestring, then training for my job at Google, and finally, on this visit, with my own child. It seems I’ve visited London a so many different stages of life, and each time […] Read more…

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    Travel Guide: Barcelona With Kids

    I’ve always dreamed of travelling to Spain, and recently spent a wonderful week in Barcelona with Alec and the Cheese. Spain is crazy cheap right now, making it an affordable holiday option. Bring a stroller Cheese used her stroller so infrequently in Sydney that we gave it away. We bought a cheap stroller on our 2nd […] Read more…