• Spending Christmas in London

    For the past three years, we’ve spent the Christmas period abroad. First in Lake Louise, then Quebec City, and finally in London town. Being overseas during Christmas can be difficult. It’s a little isolating when you’re in an unfamiliar place, in a different time zone from friends and family, and with unfamiliar people all around.

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  • Road Trip: Trentham

    Last weekend we hired a car. Mostly to go to IKEA, but also to get out of the city for a bit. Living (and working) in the concrete jungle, I often crave getting out of Melbourne and away from the tall buildings and large crowds. I was keen to go for a big walk in

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  • Is Armrest Etiquette a Thing?

    The humble airplane armrest: who is entitled to them, and is there an etiquette to abide by? Is everyone on the same page here? Controversial, I know. A quick Google search leads me to believe that etiquette exists. Apparently, those lucky enough to sit in the window seat get their own armrest. Although the aisle

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