A night at Paramount House

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“A new boutique hotel at the heart of Sydney’s most exciting inner-city neighbourhood has been named Australia’s Hotel of the Year in the fifth annual Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards.” Finally a night away (a minication) and our chosen destination is the Paramount House Hotel. The hotel occupies the upper floors of the former Paramount […]

Maison Balzac

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I first came across Maison Balzac and their stunning candles very early in the peace when shopping in one of my favourite antique stores in Balmain ‘Quintessential duckeggBLUE’. There was something romantic and nostalgic about the scent, not to mention the most elegant 1642 packaging. I adored the candle then and still do to this […]

Megan Morton

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Megan Morton… a name synonymous with style. So much has been said about this super stylish lady that I’m not quite sure where to begin. For those who love interiors, I’m sure you already know all about Megan. For those that do not, she is one of the country’s leading ladies in the world of […]

House Perv


As you know I love all things interior so it’s no surprise that I also love to peek inside the homes of interesting people. For as long as I can remember I’ve collected endless interior magazines and am an avid watcher of renovation and design programs. For this reason I also like to get my […]

The Gather Collective

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Newcastle is such an inspiring city to live in and the longer I’m here the more amazing people I’m coming into contact with. One of those amazing people is Melissa Webster from The Gather Collective. We first crossed paths in February 2015 through an event organised by ‘The Creative Women’s Circle’ where Mel was the guest […]

Fine Art Giclée Prints

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I have been incredibly quiet on the blogging front this year with the opening of the new Monsoon Living shopfront, but some exciting news has come my way and I couldn’t let the opportunity pass without sharing it. You may have heard me mention a business called Stampede Style. The talented girls behind the brand are […]

Stampede Style


Quite some time ago a friend mentioned to me that she had access to some incredible art. At the time I didn’t really understand where this would lead, but a few weeks ago her vision became reality with the online launch of Stampede Style. I now totally understand her excitement and enthusiasm. Photography by Tim Pascoe […]

The Villas of Byron

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The sun is shining, the air is warmer and spring is just around the corner. I’m a summer girl at heart and it’s exciting knowing it’s finally on its way. Like so many Australians we road trip north to Byron Bay for our annual summer holiday, so with Byron on my mind I’m happily immersing […]