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Insider Guide: The Joys of the Central Coast: Part Two


If you’re heading to the Central Coast this Summer these are my must visits for some of the best that our little part of the world has to offer! My recent birthday family dinner at Fish Dining was perfection, one of our local favourites Young Barons is pasta perfection and for a bit of high tea kitsch another local is Hatters Tea House. The Central Coast is a bit of a gem, and although this is no secret, having an Insider who adores the explore and who seeks out all things joy helps to narrow down where to visit!

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Food, Joyful Stuff, Photography

Insider Guide: The Joys of the Central Coast: Part One

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It’s been 4 months since we said farewell to the Sydney Suburbs and made Ettalong Beach on the Central Coast of New South Wales home. Growing up in Terrigal looked a lot different to the Central Coast of 2017! I must confess that I did a weekend ‘review’ of the foodie scene before making the final decision to return to the Coast! It was such a relief to find so many new cafes and restaurants and lots of decent coffee. The Central Coast is finally a bit of a foodie playground with lots of joy to be found!

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Photographing Happiness on the iPhone

Photographing Happiness

(ABOVE: Aย farewellย dumpling date in ourย old neighbourhood)

Influenced in the loveliest of ways by Rachel and her Photographing Happiness project, I have used my iPhone 6 with a little more intention over the past month. It has been during a time of emotional upheaval, packing to leave Sydney, Christmas and a new year all wrapped up in doubts and hopes! I tend to like a challenge, and finding the space within this busy period of time to stop and notice the moments turned out to be the perfect antidote to overwhelm.

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