Living List Tick – Spend a Week on a Tropical Island

  Adam had his 40th birthday earlier this year. Despite my best efforts to convince him otherwise, he was positive he didn’t want any fuss or party to document the occasion. What he did want – and I was more than happy to organise! – was a holiday to a warm place he could sit and…

Living List Tick – Order a Freakshake (and try to finish it!)

Some of my Living List goals are ambitious, others lofty, a few worthy. Some are plain fun and decadent. Because what’s life without a little of both? We ventured into the city a few Saturdays ago to visit the Naughty Boy cafe. High summer, hot. Perfect milkshake weather. But freakshakes aren’t your typical milkshake. If…

Living List Tick – Stand Up On A Surfboard

  Although I love the beach, the conditions required to actually get me into the water need to be pretty specific: hot weather, warm water and I have to be in the mood for a swim. As those of you familiar with Victorian weather can attest, those first two conditions can be pretty… sporadic. (Yes,…