La Dolce Vita.

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La Dolce Vita - Italian for "the sweet life." Whatever it is Italians call it, I'm into it. Loosely translated to mean a life that is full of pleasure and living to the fullest, to see it in person just head to southern Italy in August.
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"Don't live the same year 75 times and call it a life."

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I remember the ah-ha moment I had when I first read this quote by Robin Sharma. At the time, the idea of creating a vegan eatery had been swirling around in my mind for a while, but it was easier to promise myself that 'one day' I'd do it but right now I didn't have enough money/experience/skills to really go for it.
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Where the Wild Things Are

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Our cafe is closing for a winter break and I am bloody excited! I don't create well around chaos, so a chance to slow down and be present will help me draw inspiration from the magic and beauty of our incredible planet. 

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Into the woods

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Autumn is the season for wild mushrooms! We've been nagging Chef Phil to take us on one of his foraging expeditions and this week it finally happened.

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Farm Tour - Crossie's Cados

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This week Chef Phil and I were treated to a tour of the farm where we purchase our zucchini flowers, and when in season, avocados. Crossie's Cados is a business run by Andrew Crossman, located just outside of Torrumbarry, Victoria.

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Bridget Bodenham's studio

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I've been an admirer of Bridget Bodenham's work for a long time. I first saw her pieces at a Finders Keepers market in Melbourne. There was a huge crowd hovering around her stand and for good reason - her handmade pieces are works of art that have gained a cult following.

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