A Trip Down the East Coast

I think experienced a high vibe, spiritual kind of thing on my latest adventure that I went on with my soul sister. It was the continuous line of worldly and beautiful traveler’s  that we met. All from different countries and different stories to share with us. I lapped up everything I was told, painting pictures in my mind of their own adventures and knowledge. I flip through the paintings now and am filled with the intense desire to visit these places. I am also flipping through these captures from our trip to Byron Bay and the Crystal Castle, and am feeling more compelled to visit on a regular basis. The sights are one thing but the people, both backpackers and locals, were what really made this trip special. Riding the stories of others in my little boat, I traveled to many places in the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, UK, and other places of Australia. The journey for all these people was magical, but now I want to live my own magic journey.

I stood alone on the East most point of Australia. I looked out at the intense blue ocean just watching the whales, a pod of dolphins, and just nothing in particular. I imagined chasing that contrast where the sky meets the ocean, swimming with the dolphins, and holding my breath comfortably underwater like a elegant mermaid. I thought about how water and air creatures are always so elegant, they move with an ease that is so lovely. Sort of like a ballerina. My latest art piece was born from that train of thought.

Here are some of my own captures. Enjoy.


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Happy Hump Day.

Brittany xx

Of Adventure and Other Kinds of Freedom

I am just posting a few photos today. It is why I started this blog after all. Lately I have had a bad relationship and mindset around food, and think it injustice to wholesome and healthy foods to share another recipe any time soon.

But I can assure you that these photos still are feeding my soul, and maybe they will have the same effect on you.


I was feeling the itch, and a little too lonely to stay at home late last week so naturally I packed my cameras and water and went driving. I knew where I was going, a small town just outside of Maleny called Witta. I went there a few days earlier to pick up an organic seed order. The place I ordered them from was kind of really amazing, but that’s another story.

As I drove out to get my seeds, I couldn’t help but kick myself for not taking a camera with me.

So there I was, two days later, in my little car with my camera and body braced ready to pull over at any moment.

I think I managed to capture even the smallest amount of the beauty the Maleny and Witta have to offer.

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On a side note, I am going on a little road trip this week. Should be exciting. I promise to share some captures from that trip with you.

Have a happy week ahead.

Brittany xx

City Love, A Photography Workshop and John Mayer

On the weekend that has just past I attended a work shop in Brisbane City. Filled with excitement but no expectations I braved the big city that I have never been able to conquer the streets and navigate around the buildings that miniaturise me.  I know that I should allow myself to get lost and find magnetic things in places I have never dared to get lost in. But this time I had a mission. I had a purpose other than to explore.

I had things to learn and photos to take.


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South Bank – City Lights

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I am a forest-wide-open-spaces type of girl and the city during the day is just too much for me, but at night something magical happens. Nobody is rushing, or trying to be somewhere “important”, and everything is calm in that strolling-along-the-streets kind of way. The whole atmosphere changes and everything is far more pleasant to witness. To me, the city at night has a John Mayer feel to it. Now, there is nothing very wrong with that now is it?

Peace & Love

Brittany xx

Itchy Feet

This post was written in a cosy and empty house, in front of the fire in my thick stockings and woollen over coat. John Mayer’s sweet voice and calming melodies set the mood to work on a post that are beginning to become seldom.


It was at the start of my healthy lifestyle journey that it happened. There was a instant connection, a love at first sight kind of situation. Never before had I felt such an emotion but sure enough I was feeling it, and would continue to feel it for over a year and into the future. The very moment it all started was on my mind constantly, I would go to sleep thinking about it…wake up in the same sort of state, just a little more groggy. Unfortunately I am not talking about a boy, I am not even talking about my LOVE for organic and whole foods or fetish for sustainable living. I am talking about TRAVEL. The excitement, the wonder, the breathless moments, the food, the moments you fall in love with other places other than your home… travel.

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My family would scorn me for wanting to start a family young, telling me that I NEEDED to travel. ‘Yeah. I don’t really want to travel’ What? Did I really say that? Yes, and multiple times! I was so sure that I didn’t have what I like to call the Travel Bug. Not the nasty-constantly-throwing-up version of ‘bug’, nope. I am talking about that yarning to see new places, meet new and exciting people, take ba-gillions of photos, trek to crazy heights, try different foods, gain new knowledge and meaning for life… you get the picture…

I want to travel. I have itchy feet, and a mind (and search history) full of places to visit. I don’t really have a destination, though I do really want to visit (ehem…relocate) to Sweden, probably to one of the towns outside of Stockholm because it is much cheeper to live there. Sometimes I want to… move because I feel like I don’t belong here and because there is nothing tying my here other than my job. Other times I want to travel because a part of me really does just want to explore knew places, get lost, meet different people, fall in love, be shoved violently out of my comfort zone…

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And I want to do it all alone! I don’t want to have a guide chatting my ear off, a tour group to shuffle along with, or a friend or family member to have to think about while I take way too many photos, skinny dip, take my time sight seeing, or going for lengthy hikes. I want to be able to engage in a conversation about spices in Japan without have to worry about boring my companion to death.

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I will travel overseas. One day. Someday soon.


There is this kind of amazing short film, Everyday, that has really got me thinking about doing things we believe we have no time for, like taking up a new hobby, or traveling… If you haven’t already checked it out you really need to. I just love it.

(All photos from Google, on account of my current laziness)

Brittany xx

Make Time for the Things That You Love


“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” ~ Wayne Dyer


I always hear people say ‘I didn’t have enough time.’ or ‘I’m too busy to do what I really want.’ Mostly the first is because they didn’t do the washing or sweep out the kitchen floor. We all are guilty of putting what needs to be done over what we actually want to do. I do it, but am so much better now because I take time to do what I love… what excites my soul. Read this earlier post I shared about exciting your soul and a fun local adventure I took. Mostly it is just the little things like stopping at a choice spot to take photos, drinking whatever tea I feel like, stepping outside to feel that insane one-ness with the earth, or once a week going to my favourite 100% organic cafe to spend a bit of my savings on a ‘MEANIE’ green juice (nothing but greens), a super-powers smoothie or a meal if I am feeling hungry enough. They are little things but I do them often and they bring joy, grounding, love, and light into my life.

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So, I urge you to do more of what you love because why the hell not, right!? 

I hope you have had a relaxing and replenishing Sunday, and that you week ahead is filled with little adventures to a cup of tea, a great book or even a back street that calls to you.

Brittany xx

Adventure Sunday

Yesterday I backtracked half of the route I took last weekend when this happened to take some photos. With me was my excited little sister. She sat in the passenger seat with her little head flipping around to look at all the views the Maleny, Montville and Mapleton had to offer.

We picked up my new camera first from a lovely man. I spoke with him for about half an hour about this new camera that I hadn’t yet known how to fully operate. N played with their dog, Sash. After we left his and his wife’s place we drove to Mapleton first to have lunch. N had a meat pie, because she doesn’t follow my lifestyle, and I nibbled on some roasted roots and lentils in turmeric and sesame seed oil (check out this post from Elenore). From there we headed back home, stopping at different places along the road to take photos. N had a turn at my new camera and my old film camera.

I am sort of speechless of how beautiful our trip was. I shouldn’t still be surprised that Mother Earth can stand up above everything and continue to be so stunning. Though I hope I continue to be in awe.

Here are some of my snaps from yesterday.

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My little sister and I came across these cows. They all looked so healthy and just happy to be grazing and playing with each other. Three of them were pregnant, my sister pointed out to me. They seemed content on going about their grazing while I took many photos, two of them even posed for the camera.

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This was the view out the back of this really old house. I think they are macadamia trees but I couldn’t get over the vine covered fence to find out for sure.

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This is the old house. It looked completely gutted and a few of the windows were broken. I look back at the photos I took of it and dream about what I could to to this structure to make it more functional. It’s abandoned charm was undeniable though.

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All the fences were old and most of the wood had this green growth attached.

Have a great week ahead, beauties.

Brittany xx

On Being Fulfilled

It has only been these past few months that I have completely noticed and been willingly out-of-this-world-gobsmaked by Mother Nature. I know, it’s bad! But I am doing so much better now. Call me a hippie, but I can find myself totally fulfilled when surrounded by Mother Earth. Of course I’m not a hippie, and you don’t have to be one to fully appreciate this head spinning-ly amazing earth we live on. Oh, and don’t even get me started on how badly we have and continue to treat this super powerful lady earth because I will go on for hours.

I find that I can be inside all day, eek!, or buy a very seldom magazine, or spend a little too much time on my laptop and feel totally unbalanced and not even close to being fulfilled. Yet, as soon as I step bare footed outside I feel something move through me, a gentle energy. I literally have no choice but to lie down on the cool damp grass as the Autumn night descends and mosquitos over take the butterflies. If the earth slowly grew vines and roots over my body, and swallowed me whole I think that I would be alright with that.

My point of this post is to get you to think a bit more about what makes you truly fulfilled. I bet it wont be anything to do with technology. Could it be preparing a healthy and beautiful meal with love and intention? Going to the beach to eat your lunch? Gardening? Playing some sort of sport outside or going to a run on a powerful forest track? Seriously it could be anything. Have a think about it, then do more of it! Why? Um, how about because you are crazy amazing and beautiful. You deserve it, Honey.

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Take time to do what makes your soul happy.


I am planning to post a recipe soon, I have few in mind so I just have to pick one. I promise that it will taste amaze-balls.

Brittany xx