‘In fair Verona, where we lay our scene…’ A city so enchanting it provided the setting for no less than three Shakespeare plays…Read more ›
Articles by: Richelle Harrison Plesse
An Australian-born writer and chanteuse, Richelle adores nothing more than dancing ‘till dawn, eating out, eating in, and maintaining a shoe wardrobe that would render even Imelda Marcos jealous. After a three-year affair with London, this well-heeled globetrotter now calls Paris home, where she has lived since 2006.
“Celebrity chefs are somewhat rare in France, a country that takes its food very seriously. Culinary masters should be slogging it out in the kitchen rather than gracing television screens, many would agree.”Read more ›
I’m thirteen-years-old again, an eager skipper to my father’s captain aboard his beloved Bird Bath, a 24ft bilge-keeled ferro boat. We’ve set off from the western shores of Macleay Island, my childhood home, and we’re sailing around Brisbane’s Southern Moreton Bay Islands region, the salty sea breeze heavy and warm. [...]Read more ›
“Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse,” the American writer Christopher Morley once said. Wise words Mr Morley, words I kept in mind when I booked a signature massage at the Spa Le Bristol…Read more ›
“The Plaza Athénée, the Parisian palace par excellence. Pair it with one of the world’s most prestigious fashion and beauty houses and a girl’s dreams come true. Or at least mine did…”Read more ›
“Boats pottering about the harbour, skirting its curves from Camp Cove to Rose Bay, meeting at Circular Quay where the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House dominate and command attention.”Read more ›