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A Day in Aosta | The Macadames - 29

A Day in Aosta {Italy}

By April 24, 2014 0 comments

I don’t think I will tire of the novelty of skipping over to Italy for the day. And as Jamal has never been so we decided to take a day trip to Aosta… Read More

On a shoestring

Camping At The Blackwood River {WA}

By April 23, 2014 Comments Off

Over the Easter long-weekend the mister and I headed down to the Blackwood National Park to go camping with some family along the Blackwood River. The Blackwood River is the longest river… Read More

Daddys Little Girl {Chamonix} | The Macadames - 18

Daddy’s Little Girl {Chamonix}

By April 22, 2014 8 comments

I don’t get to see my dad very often. So when he had a business trip booked for Europe this year, I convinced him to make his way to Chamonix. He didn’t… Read More

One Fine Day {Chamonix} | The Macadames - 28

One Fine Day {Chamonix}

By April 20, 2014 2 comments

Chamonix is a bit like London in the Spring. The slightest hint of sun and a warm 12 degrees means all the girls bust out their short shorts, tees and the braver ones,… Read More

Pippy | The Macadames - 14


By April 19, 2014 4 comments

Tunic | Crop Top | Tights | Socks (similar) | Shoes (similar) | Backpack I’ve been loving the warmer weather here in Chamonix – I can’t believe only a few weeks ago… Read More

Healthy Raspberry Lime Muffins Feature | The Macadames - 2
Food & Drink

Healthy Raspberry Lime Coconut Muffins {Gluten + Sugar free}

By April 17, 2014 4 comments

I have been so naughty with my diet recently. I seem to eat really well for a few days then break and eat a whole block of chocolate in one sitting or… Read More

Parapenting | The Macadames - 30

Paragliding in the French Alps {Chamonix}

By April 15, 2014 8 comments

Paragliding (in French it’s known as Parapenting) in the French Alps is probably something that’s on everyone’s bucket lists. It’s been on mine for years. If you don’t know what it is, it’s… Read More

Strawberry Basil Smoothie Feature The Macadames - 1
Food & Drink

Strawberry Basil Smoothie {Vegan friendly}

By April 13, 2014 2 comments

The weather has been getting just about warm enough for me to dream of Summer fruits. Luckily my prayers were answered – I managed to find half-kilo boxes of strawberries for under… Read More

Crossfit | The Macadames 3

The Cult of Crossfit

By April 11, 2014 0 comments

My fiancée thinks I have joined a cult. This is not an uncommon thought among the friends and family of people who ‘do’ Crossfit. I can kind of understand this line of… Read More

The Raw Kitchen | The Macadames - 08

Raw Is The New Black. {Perth}

By April 11, 2014 0 comments

There are ALWAYS new food fads and trends, and one that is quite popular (and tasty) at the moment is the raw food diet. Eating raw means using fresh and organic (where… Read More

Breakfast at Typika | The Macadames - 4

And I Said What About Breakfast At Typika? {Perth}

By April 11, 2014 0 comments

A month or so ago my girlfriend CP suggested we go to Typika for breakfast. Me being the food obsessed person that I am, immediately hopped on the website and looked at… Read More

Read & Listen

Listen: Harlequin Dream by Boy and Bear

By April 11, 2014 0 comments

My current album pick is:  Harlequin Dream by Boy & Bear. I first heard Boy & Bear at Foreshore Festival in Canberra. I was in love immediately and was an instant fan. I… Read More

BB Pop Up {Perth} | The Macadames - 2

Burgers at BB {Perth}

By April 10, 2014 0 comments

During my week off work recently I went and had a sneaky lunch in Mount Lawley with my girlfriend CP. Mount Lawley is a suburb just north of the Perth CBD which is… Read More

Paleo Brownies | The Macadames - 2
Food & Drink

Almost Paleo Choc-Raspberry Brownies {Gluten free}

By April 10, 2014 0 comments

A couple of months ago I signed up to a program called the Whole Life Challenge where for 11 weeks I had to abide by a strict diet, exercise and lifestyle regime.… Read More

9 Best Travel Apps

9 Best Travel Apps That Will Make Your Trip

By April 9, 2014 0 comments

Travelling with ease takes a lot of planning. Whether you’re backpacking around eastern Europe or taking a beach holiday in Fiji – travel apps can help you plan your itinerary, make sure… Read More

Lac Blanc | The Macadames - 32

Lac Blanc {France}

By April 7, 2014 2 comments

I have some exciting news. My new blog website will be launched within the next week! I’ve been working on it for a few months now and can’t wait for you all to see… Read More

Champagne Wine Region | The Macadames - 15

Champagne Wine Region {Reims}

By April 5, 2014 0 comments

Who doesn’t love Champagne? On our way to Paris last year, we were lucky enough to be able to pop over to the Champagne wine region and stay in Reims for the weekend. I… Read More

Spaghetti Carbonara Feature | The Macadames - 2
Food & Drink

Traditional Spaghetti Carbonara

By April 3, 2014 2 comments

Have you ever made Spaghetti Carbonara? Do you know the ingredients? I doubt it. I definitely didn’t. Sadly, Spaghetti Carbonara is one of those recipes that has been completely bastardised. Shall we… Read More