My 5 favourite things about Notting Hill Carnival


Apart from Christmas, the August bank holiday weekend is the time I most hanker for home. Not for the sunshine-filled evenings spent drinking beer outside one of Soho’s many fine drinking establishments, or for long languid days sprawled on the … Continue reading

Sniffing out Canberra’s hidden treasure

Sherry and Snuffles with the truffle

When we arrive at Ruffles Estate, just 10 minutes from Canberra’s CBD, there’s not a pig in sight. I’m a little disappointed until the farm’s owner Sherry McArdle-English introduces us to Snuffles, a compact American cocker spaniel that will be … Continue reading