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I am now on holidays for 10 days; woo hooooooo!

Tomorrow we’re starting our road trip that will lead us up the NSW coast to Byron Bay, which is the cutest & most beautiful seaside town with the Eastern most point of Australia.

After a full week of back-to-back visitors and a hideous workload, I was really happy to have a full day to myself.

I ran errands, ate brunch out, did a wee bit of shopping and generally just had a great day by myself!

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Perfect Sydney weather! Hope Byron is this good!

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Something from the latest Frankie magazine.

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Coffee at my fave local cafe.

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My adorable coffee date; Harley.

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I’m quitting sugar! If you haven’t read this book by Sarah Wilson or another book called Sweet Poison by David Gillespie, you need to go out and find yourself a copy of both life changing books. Highly recommended.

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My only regret is that I wasn’t born with more fingers!

🎀

I’ll leave you with this gorgeous quote from King Lear;
‘Take joy in the mystery of things,
as though we were the spies of gods.’
~ Shakespeare

Happy Thursday!

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

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