Sydney

  • Fisherman's Wharf Seafood Yum Cha #Sydney via christineknight.me

    Yum Cha at Fisherman’s Wharf Seafood Restaurant, Pyrmont, Sydney

    I know pretty much nothing about yum cha, except it’s food on carts that you choose when the servers come hurtling past. It turns out that “yum cha” is actually the Cantonese term for “drinking tea” and refers to the custom of eating tiny servings of different foods while sipping well-brewed Chinese tea. Yum cha fun for those […] Read more…

  • Pyrmont Playground and Cafe #Sydney via christineknight.me

    Pirrama Park Playround And Cafe, Pyrmont, Sydney

    This beautiful playground in Pyrmont has shiny, well-designed equipment, new, well-maintained bathrooms (including baby change facilities) and a cafe with shaded seating. In the warmer months, water fountains spurt out of the ground in sporadic patterns, and a shade cloth over the sand pit gives kids a place to play without getting burned. Undercover barbecues […] Read more…

Writing

  • How I Do It: Blog Monetisation via christineknight.me

    How I Do It: Blog Monetisation

    There are already so many great articles out there about how to monetise blogs, that I’m not going to cover the same ground. Not every blogger is going to make it big, or make a 6 figure income from blogging, so I’m certainly not going to say that any blogger can use these methods to […] Read more…

  • Career Change: How I Became A Freelance Writer

    Making a Career Change: How I Became a Freelance Writer

    Like many women I know, after having a baby I wanted to change my career direction. In my pre-baby life I worked at Google Australia in publisher management and digital marketing. It was a wonderful place to work and I learned a great deal about online marketing. In late 2010, my husband, Alec, was offered […] Read more…

Family

  • 5 Ways That Having A Sibling Bonds You via christineknight.me

    5 Ways That Having a Sibling Bonds You

    Everyone has a story about their siblings. Usually it revolves around a time when they were feeling a bit homicidal and trying to kill or maim you. Despite near death experiences, you know your sibling really has your back like no one else does, and that no matter how much they tortured you as a […] Read more…

  • 30 Reasons Why we Love Nap Time via christineknight.me

    30 Reasons We Love Nap Time

    Naps are the BEST. Seriously, there is nothing better than a happily napping child. Who knew that you could accomplish so much in such a short period? The benefits of naps are almost endless. My favourites include:   You can check your email. You can update your Facebook. You can make breakfast/lunch/dinner. You can catch […] Read more…

Travel

  • Qantas Joey Club Launch With The #Wiggles via christineknight.me

    The Launch Of Qantas’ Joey Club With The Wiggles

    We had a very exciting Sunday when we celebrated Qantas’ launch of their new Joey Club program with a special concert by the Wiggles. The Wiggles are Cheese’s favourite group at the moment, so she was pretty over the moon to see the Wiggles live and up close. Cheese met Emma Wiggle and was pretty […] Read more…

  • Gingerbread House: #KidFriendly Cafes #Katoomba #BlueMountains #Sydney via christineknight.me

    The Gingerbread House: Kid-Friendly Cafes, Katoomba, Blue Mountains

    On our recent Blue Mountains drive we stopped off at The Gingerbread House for afternoon tea after several recommendations from friends. It’s the sweetest cafe, housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old church. As you can guess from the name, The Gingerbread House is all about sweet things – milkshakes, Serendipty ice-cream, cakes, cookies & gingerbread. They […] Read more…