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List love: things to do on a hot, summer day

List love: things to do on a hot, summer day

Australia is currently in the midst of a heat wave. I don’t mean a “heat wave” in the European sense, where a couple of days of 32C temperatures will result in multiple cases of heat stroke, but in the Australian sense. There are record breaking temperatures across the country, and the mercury topping 40C in … Continue reading

List love: the positives of long-haul flights

List love: the positives of long-haul flights

The general consensus is that long-haul plane travel is particularly unpleasant. I have recently heard many Europeans site the 24 hour journey time between their continent and the Land Down Under as the reason they have never visited. And heaven forbid a trip to New Zealand… it’s even further and takes even longer! But the … Continue reading

List love: unexpected movie endings

List love: unexpected movie endings

I love a good movie, despite the fact that I rarely have time to just sit in one place for two hours. The best movie endings in my opinion are the ones that are completely unexpected, a sheer genius twist that makes you walk out of the cinema asking your companion, “so, let me get … Continue reading

List love: movies that will make you weep

With all these recent celebrity break ups (that would be Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes, and Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis for those of you living without newspapers), the constant rain whether you’re in Sydney or London, and the increasing number of eating establishments which don’t accept reservations, it’s enough to make you just want … Continue reading

What’s your number?

What’s your number?

I hate plane trips. They’re cramped, the food isn’t great, and they’re just plain boring. The only good thing about long haul plane trips is that I get to indulge my embarrassing fondness for romantic comedies. Preferably action rom-com, but that’s not really a movie genre that sees a lot of new releases. On my … Continue reading