Sydney

  • Sheraton on the Park Buffet via christineknight.me

    Sheraton on the Park High Tea Buffet: Sydney’s Best High Teas

    I’m a regular at the Sheraton for their amazing high tea offerings, but this was the first time that I’ve tried their High Tea Buffet. For the same price as the beautiful tiers that come around, on weekends you can choose the buffet if you so desire. I’ve been curious about the buffet, but what […] Read more…

  • Tinto Balmain via christineknight.me

    Tintos: Kid-Friendly Cafes, Balmain, Sydney

    I do love trying new cafes. This week I stumbled upon Tintos in Balmain – a tiny little hole in the wall that opens up into a reasonably-sized cafe, right off Darling Street. I admit I was seduced by the cronuts in the window … Lucky I was, as this little cafe is an absolute […] Read more…

Writing

  • Four Resources Every Freelancer Needs via christineknight.me

    Four Resources Every Freelancer Needs

    Being a freelancer is tough, I won’t sugar coat it. With no boss to keep you on track and focussed, I find it hard to be organised and stay motivated. There are a lot of highs and lows that come with being a freelancer – the big wins that feel better than any win at your old […] Read more…

  • 2016: A Year of Focus

    2016 – A Year of Focus

    I want to focus in 2016 on what really means the most to me, an what will help me build the life I want to live in the future. This will mean a few changes ahead for me and the blog: Blog content: I am going to leave the parenting content for the time being […] Read more…

Family

  • Disney Frozen Garden Party via christineknight.me

    Disney Summer Frozen Garden Party

    A few months ago, I entered a competition to win tickets to a Disney Summer Frozen Garden Party in Sydney. I didn’t think much of it again, until, amazingly, I received an email letting me know that I’d won two tickets to the party. What good luck! Cheese chose her Anna Frozen Fever outfit after […] Read more…

  • Quay Restaurant #Sydney via christineknight.me

    Quay Restaurant: 6th Anniversary Dinner

    For our 6th wedding anniversary, Alec and I dined at Quay Restaurant – Australia’s most awarded restaurant, and one of two Australian restaurants on the prestigious S. Pellegrino World’s Top 50 List. The menu, created by chef Peter Gilmore, is modern Australian with Japanese and Chinese influence. Starters (same for both menus) Goats curd with […] Read more…

Travel

  • Neuschwanstein Castle via christineknight.me

    The Best Castles In Europe: Neuschwanstein Castle

    Many moons before the little Cheese came along, hubbie and I travelled foot loose and fancy free all over Europe. One place that has stayed with me as something out of a fairytale is Neuschwanstein Castle. This castle is one of the most beautiful (and popular!) in Europe, and is a place that photographs do […] Read more…

  • The Forbidden City via christineknight.me

    Entering the Forbidden City, Beijing

    During my 2007 trip to Beijing, we were taken to see the Forbidden City – one of China’s biggest tourist attractions, with around 7 million visitors a year (up to 80,000 a day!). This spectacular palace was home to 24 imperial Chinese emperors from the Ming dynasty in 1420 to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1912. The […] Read more…