6 of my favourite Tassie Beaches: why I’m homesick for the ocean

While I’m in quite love with ‘the nature’ of my new home of Finland (who wouldn’t be in summer? as Joel Willans explains), I miss my native Australia immensely. Aside from friends and family, the thing I miss most is the abundance of pristine beaches. There are so many absolutely breathtaking coastal regions in Tasmania…

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Weekend DIY: Small pallet garden

I’ve previously made a fairly large vertical garden from an upcylced pallet (details here) and have been on the lookout for a smaller one to fit into another corner in my balcony garden. After seeing a free pallet on Facebook, I excitedly walked the few blocks to pick it up and was happy to find…

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Damn delicious Chicken Masala Curry & Garlic Cheese Naan

In this post I’ve combined and slightly modified several recipes I found online. I cook this combo regularly and love it because it’s relatively quick, very easy to make and tastes so damn good! As everything is made from scratch it’s also a zero waste recipe if you source the ingredients package free or in…

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DIY: upcycled cork planters

On a recent trip to Denmark I saw some ridiculously adorable cacti in cork planters. I thought they’d be super easy and fun to make and also avoid me the 20€ price tag! So  every time we’ve had champagne in lab meetings since, I’ve collected the corks. It didn’t take long to have enough corks to…

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