Penny in the Media, Channel 7 Queensland Weekender

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Channel 7

As part of the Brisbane City Council’s Active & Healthy Program and #BrisBetter days out campaign, I recently appeard on Channel 7 Queensland Weekender! The segment featured the wonderful ways we can enjoy our own back yard in the Mt Coot-tha precinct, including hikes, guided Botanic Garden tours as well as fresh nutrition and cooking workshops in the kitchen garden … Read More

Gluten Free Cooking – Workshop Wrap Up

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queensland

As a contracted provider for the Brisbane City Coucil’s Active & Healthy Program, I recently ran a series of two “Gluten-Free Workshop” cooking & nutrition workshops. And what a fantastic venue the Brisbane City Council provided in the Outdoor Kitchen at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens! I regularly run free & low-cost nutrition and cooking workshops for the Brisbane City … Read More

Travel Back in Time in Dublin

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Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, has gradually gained fame in the past few years as more and more travelers are discovering all that the city has to offer. The city is relatively compact in size, making it easy to explore; it is also filled with numerous points of interest to keep you occupied for days on end. One of the best … Read More

A Healthy Christmas

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a healthy christmas

And that’s a Wrap! A Healthy Christmas” Workshops done for this year ? And what a ball we had ? These workshops were a part of Brisbane City Coucil’s Active & Healthy Program which provides low-cost health-focussed activities for Brissie residents. And what a fantastic venue the Brisbane City Council provided in the Outdoor Kitchen at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens! … Read More

Spring Clean Your Menu

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spring clean

As a contracted provider for the Brisbane City Coucil’s Active & Healthy Program, I recently ran a series of four “Spring Clean Your Menu” cooking & nutrition workshops. And what a fantastic venue the Brisbane City Council provided in the Outdoor Kitchen at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens! I regularly run free & low-cost nutrition and cooking workshops for the … Read More

Port Stephens – An Undiscovered Paradise

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port stephens

Port Stephens really is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. I think part of the reason is because it’s a tad out of the way and off-the-beaten track. Situated at the end of the Tomaree peninsula (about 40 minutes north of Newcastle), Port Stephens is home to some of the most spectacular beaches and sand dunes in the world.   … Read More

DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray

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sea salt spray

DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray I recently chopped off my long locks so I could donate them to Beautiful Lengths who make free wigs for cancer patients who have lost their hair due to Chemotherapy. Along with getting used to a new length of hair I’ve also had to get used to having to ‘style’ it more often (I can’t … Read More