Category Archives: Out & About

Dining out, trips, shops etc

Happy Birthday(s) with a Tarantino Twist

July is a big birthday month for the blended ‘Croftswald’ family, with 4 of our 5 children having birthdays on the 15th and 16th. Unfortunately, as we are spread across three States, Sarah in W.A, Luke and Rachel in Victoria … Continue reading

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Winter Sunday lunch @ 4Fourteen Surry Hills

A few weeks ago Aron and I were shopping in Surry Hills with our middle daughter Bella for her 21st at one of her favourite shops, which just happened to be directly above 4Fourteen restaurant in Fitzroy St Surry Hills. … Continue reading

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Road Trip to N.S.W Mid-West. Part Two: Mudgee

As we had to drive through town on our way out, we stopped off at Byng St Store for another great coffee to enjoy on the road. It gave Aron another opportunity to despair about 45angle back to kerb parking, … Continue reading

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Road Trip to N.S.W Mid-West. Part One: Orange

We had a week off and decided to use the time to explore Orange and Mudgee in the mid-west of N.S.W. I hadn’t visited this area since I was a girl and Aron, from Perth via Melbourne, had yet to … Continue reading

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A day trip to Italy………

Do you ever feel the need to escape, however briefly, from your life, from those routine activities for which you signed up for all the right reasons…..early morning pilates or gym session? Well that was me recently. I was lying … Continue reading

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