Author: Kate Hudson

Move your fitness outdoors!

Love a leisurely stroll? Or do you prefer a heart-pumping hike? Us Canberrans are lucky enough to be surrounded by beautiful bushland which offer all sorts of walking trails to explore. Getting outside and walking in nature is something I love and is a big part of my life. Here are my personal favourites that our bush capital has to offer: Baby + Child Friendly The National Arboretum The walking tracks that surround the spectacular National Arboretum are perfect for a mother’s group or leisurely stroll with the pram. They have plenty of options depending on whether you want to take a 25-minute...

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Art, gigs, eats: The Front, Lyneham

A relaxed coffee and brunch spot by day, and a lively event venue by night. The Front has changed it’s look, but don’t worry, the spirit of the Lyneham local still lives on through the fabulous art displayed in the exhibition space its known for. THE FOOD Established in 2006, and re-vamped in 2018, The Front continues to serve ripper cups of coffee by Two Before Ten from nearby Aranda, and prides itself on sourcing the freshest produce available from local farms and suppliers. Burrabee Farm, Fig Tree Organic Farm, Long Paddock Eggs, Country Pride Lanyon Butchers, Balzanelli Smallgoods...

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Suburban Series: Griffith

Griffith shops on Barker Street is bursting with heavenly organic produce, wellbeing centres and eateries. It boasts an easy-going, village spirit by day, meeting the needs of folks that prefer alternative therapies and lifestyle products, and by night it comes alive with a pumping bar, and two of the most well-respected restaurants in Canberra. Shop Mountain Creek Wholefoods Founded in 1977, Mountain Creek was founded by four Canberra yogis who decided to develop a new style of health food store. The name comes from one of the original owner’s 200-acre property in the Wombat Ranges west of Canberra, which...

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Suburban Series: Downer

Who would thought there was great coffee, local wine and a beautiful yoga space hidden in the leafy old suburb of Downer? Well, now you know. In the newly refurbished village tucked away on Frencham Street, is a red brick building bursting with passionate locals and good vibes. Gang Gang Cafe   Open for breakfast and lunch from 7am daily, Gang Gang café has a relaxed, eclectic feel. Impressive tapestries, greenery and groovy couches are inside, where you will find people sipping coffee amongst the interesting artwork. Outside there is a covered area with large tables, which are perfect...

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Oh baby, I need a coffee! Best child-friendly cafes in Canberra

Highchairs, bottles, safe crawling spaces, tantrums, babychinos, teething rusks, puree pouches, rice crackers, baby wipes, change tables, breastfeeding, food scraps on the floor, prams getting jammed. These are some of the fun things that mums (and dads) have to consider when venturing out of the house with a baby. Whether it’s to escape the same four walls you have been looking at for days, breathe in some fresh air that doesn’t smell like sour milk, or you just feel the urge to hook your arm up to an IV drip of coffee, it’s important to know that you’re not alone....

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