Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Hydro Majestic at Medlow Bath via Katoomba


I have visited The Hydro Majestic in Medlow Bath several times throughout my life and I have always been in awe of her architecture and her commanding views over the Blue Mountains and the Megalong Valley.  Recently I discovered things have got even better.
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Newport Beach Cottage


This light and airy beach cottage in Newport is beautifully presented.  With exposed roof trusses, lovely alfresco areas and a modern white stone kitchen.
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Friday, August 14, 2015

Brussel Sprouts Brocolini Prosciutto Almonds and Garlic


Are you wondering what to do with all those cheap brussel sprouts and brocolini that have been regulars this season, at the green grocer's.
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Monday, August 10, 2015

Freshwater Beach Pad


This beautiful light filled art deco beach pad is open plan, flowing out to a beautifully manicured back yard via French doors.
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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Scenic World and The Three Sisters Katoomba: A Rite of Passage for Kids


A day trip from Sydney to Katoomba, to see the Three Sisters and Scenic World is something we all did as kids.  It was a memorable day in my childhood, so I wanted to repeat the thrill for my kids almost 4 decades later.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Easy Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni


You have to love an octogenarian, who still does cooking courses.  My mum has always been a fantastic cook, very ahead of her time, but there is always something to learn.  And so it was that my
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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Maisy Battery and The D Day Landing Beaches of Normandy France


Omaha Beach today and the sea wall which was piled high with American military personnel for hours, on D Day June 6, 1944.  The sea wall was the only cover, for the lucky ones, who made it off the beach.  They were pinned down here for many hours, stacked on top of each other, until the German guns could be silenced, by other troops who managed to blast through the sand dunes, further along the beach, eventually taking the Germans gun positions from behind..
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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Fabulous 1960's Palm Beach Cottage Made Over



This 1960's home made over, is real treat.  With beautiful views garnered from a wonderfully open planed home.  This one really is worth a second look.  For more detail and a video of the property, go here.
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Monday, July 13, 2015

South Head Historic Walk via Watsons Bay on Sydney Harbour



How we tackled the Antarctic vortex in Sydney on Sunday last....Well we took a brisk walk around the historic military defences on South Head via Watsons Bay.  The biggest Beach House Brat said he ticked something off the bucket list too.....
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Stunning Home in New Farm


We are a little out of area today, travelling north to Brisbane and the beautiful city suburb of New Farm.  This house is stunning in every way and has really engaging city views.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Hamptons Style Home on Sydney's Northern Beaches



I have been watching the transformation of this beautiful Hamptons style home and now it's on the market.  Guess where I will be at 12 pm today?  She's open for inspection and I can't wait to check her out.
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Monday, June 22, 2015

Easy Healthy Homemade Granola


My daughter spends her down time watching You Tube.  It's what the next generation does.  It's the new TV and is basically how the New Millennium generation consumes their media.  The down side for conventional media is basically, that they are stuffed, in the long term anyway.  The upside for the
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Summer Home Tour 2015




Hello and welcome to the Beach House.  Thank you to Marty from A Stroll Through Life for inviting me to be part of her Summer Home Tours 2015 blogging series.
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Monday, June 1, 2015

Pont du Gard France: A World Heritage Site


I am definitely more of a social history person, than a natural history one.  I am such a voyeur of people and the way they live,  Perhaps that's why I'm into blogging.  The genius of humans continues to inspire and amaze me.
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Friday, May 29, 2015

Palm Beach House in Blue




Offering perhaps one of the best views on the Northern Beaches, this beach house styled in blue is really lovely.  Check out all her details here  and have a great weekend.
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