Madame Sydney

Madame Sydney was a lifestyle site dedicated to delivering Sydney-sider's with up-to-date info about everything hot, healthy & in-style in this great city.  Unfortunately the site no longer exists, however, below I have re-posted copy I wrote for the site in it's early days.  Each post has a link to the original posts on the Madame Sydney site. madamesydney.com.au

Beating the Winter Bulge

Winter is here, yet the sun still shines every day.  How lucky we are. For those not deterred by the milder temperatures, options for keeping fit and healthy abound throughout our glorious city. First up, Surfs Up Surfing in the winter is an option is for the super keen and the super brave.  According to …

Winter Detox Tips

Winter is a great time for a detox.  If you find yourself socialising less and staying in more, why not take advantage of the time by tuning up your body and clearing out the junk? While it’s true that our bodies have very effective, natural, healing abilities, it is also true that we habitually load …

2 wheeled escapades

2 Exploring your city on a two wheels can lead to all forms of fun and discovery. So, grab your child-like sense of adventure, your best friend and your helmet, and set out on a glorious voyage through the splendours of Sydney. Whether you have a destination in mind or not, be open to chaining …

Health Benefits of Hiking

As creatures of the earth, hiking is one of the most natural forms of exercise we can do.  Therefore, our bodies, minds and souls respond positively to it, in a variety of ways.  Here are some of them… FIRSTLY - Our SOULs sing with joy when they are released from their 9-5 cage.  Souls like …

Sexy Summer Stems

@ Cremorne Foreshore Walk If sexy legs are one of your ‘must-haves’ for the summer, then the Cremorne Foreshore walk is the ideal location for you to sculpt and tone a delectable set of stems.  The sealed foot-path is not only perfect for smooth running it is also set against spectacular views of the harbour on …

Ocsober – Stay sober in October and raise funds to help Aussie kids

Life Education has put out the call for 2014 – it’s time to sober-up and provide a shimmering example to our nation’s youth.  ‘Ocsober’ challenges you to make it through 31 days without a drop of alcohol, at the same time as raising funds, and awareness of an inspirational organisation. The way we see it, …

Neon Run 2014

Ready… set… #LIGHTUPTHENIGHT Lace-up for an illuminating evening mixed with fun, fluro, fitness and good deeds.  Neon Run 2014 is here and recruiting now for bright-lights and party-sparks like YOU. October 11 is set the be the brightest night of Sydney’s spring, with the 5km running course ignited with stunning lighting effects and an army …

Rockin’ Burgers in Kirribilli

Batch Burger and Espresso Batch Burger and Espresso is a rockin’ burger joint reminiscent of the 1950’s American Diner.  With its stainless-steel-rimmed counter, neon signs and juke-box style back-drop music it is overflowing with retro charm.  The red cushioned swivel-stools draw you in to a seat at the counter where you can crunch on crispy …

Exquisite Wentworth Falls

Hiking in Wentworth Falls is a peaceful way to explore the Blue Mountains. The paths you follow lead to some of the most exquisite views over the Jamieson Valley, and range from 5 minute to 5 hour hikes.  They are well marked, easy to follow and each highlight different vantage points of the falls.  The …