The Beach is for Everyone.

My love affair with the beach is absolutely hereditary. A little less ‘The Graduate’ and a little more like passing on a precious heirloom, all of my memories of my mum at her happiest involve a bottle of Palmer’s Coconut Suntan Oil, a faded pink-and-white-striped beach umbrella and sun, sand & crystal blue for as…

#thelivealittlesummer

It’s about getting off your bum and doing the heck out of this life, rather than just being alive. It’s about surrounding yourself with people, places, experiences that your soul can’t help but soak up and adore like crazy. It’s about balmy nights, sundown sessions, crystal clear water, early morning starts, endless laughter, getting your…

How to turn a crap day into a slightly less crap day*

*DISCLAIMER: these tips may or may not work. My grumps are telling me that they deffo won’t but the niggling little angel on my shoulder is telling me they do, every time, and to tell my grumps to shove off and do some of them. Today has been a shit day. Alright, honestly I’ve written one…

How to be alone at uni without being lonely.

As a seasoned life do-er and apparently mature aged student, university is a very different experience for me than it is for most of my classmates; a tribe of young and fresh faced humans who have graduated in the last year or so. A majority of them seem to be deep in University culture- studying 3-5…

Sit lo, the place to go? Pho sho’.

*please note, other possible titles for this piece included “will sit well with your tastebuds” and “shawty got (Sit) Lo Lo Lo Lo” and I hope you can appreciate these as much as I can. Hurrying down an alleyway between Hindley Street and North Terrace after dark is usually not the best life decision for…

Four Winds Chocolate.

For weeks, I’d seen photos of Four Winds Chocolate goodies popping up on my Instagram feed, and promised myself over rumbling tummy and delightful thoughts that I would make it in there at some stage- after soaking up the Willunga Farmer’s market (by the way, completely recommend!) on Saturday, that stage had come. Pure sweetness…

The best places to eat you’ll (n)ever hear of.

Originally posted on the Adelady blog x If you’re anything like me, then you believe that the only thing that makes great food taste even better is the knowledge that it’s from a hole-in-the-wall location that is run on pure passion. You know what I’m talking about- it’s always fun (and consistent!) eating at a…

A night for the (ADE)ladies

Last night I was lucky enough to be one of the many gorgeous men and women from around our beautiful city invited to the much-anticipated Adelady launch night. Adelady has been floating around for a few months, the lovechild of former SAFM powerhouses, producer Lauren DeCesare and presenter Hayley Pearson. It aims to culminate the very best…

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery* *Is it, though?

Hey there, wonderful reader! Tonight’s post is a little different to my usual, and I’ve got my grumpy knickers on! (they’re not real knickers but to any underwear manufacturers out there, please put me down for a pair. And big-girl panties, and bossy pants!) In the world of being creative, or the world of business,…

Happy As Larry (CJCC news!)

Good morning, gorgeous you! You might have seen my mysterious little IG post (@chloejanegraylingsteele, shameless plug) yesterday saying that I had some exciting news- that news is that Chloe Jane Candle Co is teaming up with the wonderful / inspiring / amazing Fresh Hair And Body, and that my little candles will be available in…