There is nothing like feeling the pounding of your heart to remind you just how important it is to look after your health and stay fit. That moment arrived for me recently when I ventured to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the Heart Foundation. At the summit of the Bridge, 134 metres above the sparkling blue waters of Sydney Harbour, I reaffirmed for myself what … [Read more...] about Don’t get the sits – get active!
If you've been following my renovation journey, you'll know that it's starting to get to the really exciting bit! The kitchen went in a couple of weeks ago and in the last week, the cabinetry for the laundry, media room and study was also installed. Check out my updates below or visit www.renovationrookie.com.au for all the details! PS - if you watch these videos, be … [Read more...] about It’s all coming together! Kitchens, cabinets and more…
My Hampton's style renovation is in full swing and things are moving so fast it's hard to keep up! Loved catching up with Indah Island’s Natalee Bowen recently to talk through the elements of my design. She's such a clever girl -Hamptons builder, interior designer and #scyon ambassador. Always on the end of the phone when I need her, I love her advice on how to capture that … [Read more...] about My Hampton’s renovation project hits full speed
The gyprocking is being done throughout the house. Nearly all ceilings are in. It's the first time I see real walls and not the studs and noggings! In the first video below I'm in my bedroom. You get a good look at the wide horizontal v-groove cladding I've chosen. It will be used throughout the house where possible. It gives a really beachy feel. In the second video you can … [Read more...] about Episode 33 – My rooms are taking shape
Have you discovered the power of kindness? Kindness wasn’t exactly a pre-requisite for television and modelling or something that I put on my resume, but it might surprise you how far a small gesture, a listening ear and genuine care for others can take you. And it’s not just in the film and TV industry. We often talk about the cutthroat politics of big corporates, the … [Read more...] about Kindness on Purpose