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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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

La Pingouin Bar and Restaurant Clamart Paris



Do you get the feeling I am pining for another Summer in France?  If so, you would be right. Not touristy France, but the real France, dining on simple fare cooked by the locals.  Lunching here is just one such dining experience we recently enjoyed, thanks to Malcolm's inside knowledge of Paris.
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Friday, May 22, 2015

French Industrial Interiors Style in Paris Metal and Woods Versailles


This fabulous antique store is another of Malcolm's Paris haunts.  They source superior vintage industrial pieces, which in many cases are larger than life.  Who knew vintage 20th century 'junk' would one day be so sort after.  The store is in Versailles and is definitely worth a look, if you are in the area.  Meet me down the bottom for the address.
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Monday, May 18, 2015

A Beautiful French Home in Greater Paris


One thing I am keen to do with the blog, is better document our life.  If for nothing else than so my descendants can see what up we got up to.  And when I am old, it will help me remember just how damned lucky we were.  On our recent trip to France we had a lovely Sunday lunch with Malcolm, Cecile and their kids and this is their lovely home in Paris.
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Newport Beach House


This beach cottage is just lovely.  Gorgeous covered deck areas, a spacious well laid out kitchen, and
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Friday, May 8, 2015

Styling Shelves in Coastal Blue and White


And now for some blue and white coastal shelf styling.
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