Brighten Up Sunday

Another hot beautiful Sunday day in Brissy! Morning jog, walk and breakfast with Mihey and Tiffany.

Staying bright with my New Balance fluoro singlet, Adidas pink short and glowing Sketchers at New Farm.

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Big Breakfast to help recover from 3hrs jog/walk.



Heated G20 Long Weekend

14th – 16th November G20 Meeting, a public holiday for those work within the Brisbane district. So long weekend for me! The weather in Brisbane has been crazy hot…..and so the beach and pool it is 😉

Friday – Burleigh Head at the Gold Coast with Jamie and Roger

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Saturday – Something Healthy

Riverside running and granola muesli yogurt breakfast @ Riverbar Kitchen  with Tiffany


Sunday – Pool Time and Chester Street Brunch


Chester Street Bakery and Bar, Chester Street Newstead with Rhiannon, Fenny and Marie Anne

Another reason to go there is to check out their donuts – listed as one of the best donuts in Brisbane by Urban List .

Great interior!


Highly recommend Avocado Toast with Fetta for savoury breakfast- Delicious!


If sweet breakfast is preferred – white chocolate honeycomb, mascarpone hot cake would be my pick

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Rhiannon got a jam donut and it wasn’t too sweet. The jam was real… like you could see bits of strawberries in it. Moreover, the dough wasn’t too sweet either and the outside wasn’t covered with sugar excessively. So you didn’t feel gross after eating it:) xxo

Eating Melbourne

Buffet Breakfast at Intercontinental on Collins Street –  Beautiful and classy interior with great customer service even when we went in with a discounted Groupon voucher (Food shown in picture are only a small part of what we had).


The Hardware Société on Hardware Street. One of the popular must eat place for breakfast, especially their baked eggs, coffee and hot chocolate. On weekends there’s usually packed with people and long line ups.


Little Cupcake at Degraves Street


Hopetoun Tea Room, Collins Street within Block Arcade. The arcade represents the late 19th century charm and beauty and, within it is the ever Hopetoun Tea Room with their gorgeous and delicate sweetness. *always a line up (yet to try it)


KoKo Black, Royal Arcade CBD. Yummmmmmy chocolates and desserts – highly recommend their salted caramel chocolate.


Lygon Street for Italian Food! Bravo!


Cupcake Central, Melbourne Central – Best red velvet cupcakes ever, must try. There’s also other very exciting flavours which I will have to try next time.


Le Belle Miette, Hardware Lane. The best macaroon I have had yet. I used to think Ladurée macaroons are the best but now it would have to be L Belle Miette.



Burch and Purchese, Chapel Street – love everything!


Hot Jam Donut, Victoria Market – 5 is just not nough

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Something healthy to break down the disaccharides.


  Cupcake family, QV – known for their cake decorations

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I Love Dumplings on A’Beckett St. Cheap and authentic tasting Chinese – 15 pieces of dumplings for $10!!!!!


Other Macaroons I have tried during my stay in Melbourne but still Le Belle Miette is still the favourite


Breakfast at Southern Cross DFO, despite what the outlet shopping centre look like. The restaurant inside was very nice and had a great atmosphere with a man playing piano while we had a breakfast.



Having a coffee and chilling at Federation Square near Flinders Train Station


Degraves Street, Laneway Breakfast. Really enjoyed my laneway breaky experience!

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My Melbourne Street Style

Melbourne Day 1: Labels: Sportsgirl navy hat/Cotton On silky patterned outer/ White Singlet from Sample Studio/ UniQlo black pants/H&M black studded ankle boots/Furla yellow handbag


Melbourne Day 1 (toooooo cold~~ layers required, definitely does not feel like Spring at all): Labels:+H&M strip jumper inside/ Ralph Lauren black cardi/ scarves/H&M white lace flats


Melbourne Day 2: Labels: Asos yellow midi skirt/ Ralph Lauren black cardi/ Black T from Hong Kong/ Asos H&M black studded ankle boots/Furla yellow handbag/ Asos bronze cross necklace


Melbourne Day 2: Labels: Asos baby blue short sleeves dress/ Decjuba grey hat/ Asos bronze cross necklace/ Asos ear cuff/ H&M white lace flats/ Target clear clutch box/ Napoleon red lipstick

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Melbourne Cup: Flemington Racecourse

  Check out Melbourne Cup in Brisbane 2013 post for a load down on what is Melbourne Cup –>

This year upgraded ourselves to attend Melbourne Cup in Melbourne (4th November, Tuesday) at the Flemington Racecourse.

The Outfit: Labels: Myer Fascinator (home modified veil and flowers)/Grey strapless floral top from random DFO shop/ Asos baby blue flared midi skirt/ Zara baby blue & navy heels/ Target clear clutch/ Asos ear cuff/ Dior pink lipstick


Southern Cross train station, platform 14, full of people heading to the race.


At Flemington – Classy Rhiannon analysing the race ;p!


Gentlemen with bag full of helpful goodies for the ladies (band aid, heel cushions, hair sprays, water….etc!


Fashionable men in navy/blues suits surrounded by roses…perfect!

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Winner of Race 7, one of the most exciting race of Melbourne Cup Day – No. 5 Protectionist took 1st place. Wooohoooooo


G20 Summit: Light Show

Information taken directly from:

The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for its members’ international economic cooperation and decision-making. Its membership comprises 19 countries plus the European Union. Each G20 president invites several guest countries each year.

G20 leaders meet annually. In addition, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet regularly during the year to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy, reform international financial institutions, improve financial regulation and implement the key economic reforms that are needed in each member economy. Underpinning these meetings is a year-long program of meetings among senior officials and of working groups coordinating policy on specific issues.

For the G20 cultural celebration a variety of free entertainments can be found throughout Brisbane CBD and Southbank such as interactive light show (colour me Brisbane), Coppélia by the river stage, live music….etc.

Here’s some very exciting photos from the light show! Even more exciting you can choose the colour of the light which are projected on this buildings.


City Hall


Southbank where the control panel is – colours of the light can be changed  (Fenny, Marie Anne & Htet Htet).


And so they chose the Christmas Colours.


Treasury Casino and Hotel

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Little Aliens…. 0.O