Sydney

  • An Afternon Tea With Wedgwood #Sydney via christineknight.me

    Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood: Sydney’s Best High Teas

    The Langham Hotel has under gone a significant refurbishment, and is now lighter and brighter than ever before. The Palm Court at the London Langham Hotel is heralded as the birthplace of the traditional Afternoon Tea, so it has been on my list of “must-do” Sydney afternoon teas for a while. Mother’s Day is always […] Read more…

  • Tartine: Kid-Friendly Cafes, Mascot, #Sydney via christineknight.me

    Tartine: Kid-Friendly Cafes, Mascot, Sydney

    At Tartine in Mascot, the humble jaffle sanga is being elevated to new heights. “Tartine” literally means “open sandwich” and at this cafe, you will not just enjoy tartines with amazing toppings like double smoked leg ham, provolone, chives on sourdough, you can also indulge in a delicious jaffle, unlike any you’ve likely ever had before. […] 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

  • Things I Know About My Parents Now That I'm One #parenting #family christineknight.me

    What I Know About My Parents Now That I Am One

    Our parents are the lynch pins of our lives in many ways. They’re the force that gave us life, cared and provided for us, and taught us about the world. I’ve always looked up to my own parents with love and admiration but once I had a child of my own, I began to see […] Read more…

  • 70 Signs You're A Sleep Deprived Parent #family #parenting #kids via christineknight.me

    70 Signs You’re A Sleep Deprived Parent

    We’ve all been there—some of us are there right now. You’re tired and on the verge of collapsing. Everything is a little fuzzy. You probably already know that you’re a sleep deprived parent. But just in case you aren’t 100% sure, here are some of the ways you can tell you need a good night’s […] Read more…

Travel

  • Pros and cons of #travel with #kids via christineknight.me

    Pros And Cons Of Travel With Little Kids

    As we’ve done a lot of travel with Cheese since she was only 3 months old, this is something I get asked a lot. We travelled for necessity – from New York back to Australia and Hawaii to see family, and to Canada to get our visas renewed. If we hadn’t needed to travel so […] Read more…

  • There and back again: an ex-expat's tale, one year on via christineknight.me

    There And Back Again, An Ex-Expat’s Tale

    It’s a year since we uprooted our lives and moved back to Sydney. The year has been so hard, like I wrote about here for the WSJ, but it’s also been rewarding. I haven’t written much about our move because at the time it was too painful. My dad suffered a sudden fatal arrhythmia at […] Read more…