Penne 4 Your Thoughts

Penne Cole's thoughts on food, travel and more

Beloved

Kinte, my beloved childhood friend, lived to the ripe old age of 16. The year he passed away was a particularly tough one. My grandfather had passed away a month … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

A foodie’s guide to Cambodia (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of my previous post, A foodie’s guide to Cambodia. Before going to Cambodia, I asked my family where to get the best food in Cambodia. … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 8 Comments

A foodie’s guide to Cambodia

The Happy Gwailo usually has to work over the Christmas / New Year period so we are typically stuck at home for the holidays. However, this year, he managed to … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · 4 Comments

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Last year, inspired by countless photos of beautiful sunrises at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Happy Gwailo and I decided to spend our year end break in Cambodia, with Angkor … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · 12 Comments

Exploring Sydney’s Bicentennial Park

On a beautiful winter’s day one Sunday, on the rare occasion that the Happy Gwailo wasn’t working on a weekend, we decided to go for a walk in Sydney’s Bicentennial … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

On safari in the Klaserie

I came across this mural in Newtown one day in March. Amazing though it is, surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the city, it looked completely out of place. … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · 11 Comments

A rare echidna sighting

“Do you have any idea how rare that is?” he whispered, pointing excitedly to the spiky creature by the side of the road. We were finishing up a hike in Bantry … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Morning

Early morning starts are the worst. My partner always complains whenever he has one. And with shifts starting as early as 5.30 a.m., it can’t be easy. I know how … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

On the way home

I was lucky enough to have an end of year celebration / budget setting for the new year offsite meeting in Sydney’s Chowder Bay last Friday. It was a great … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Afloat in Porto

It is Christmas Eve and a lovely winter’s day. My travel companions and I are in Porto – one of my classmates’ family has generously invited us to spend Christmas … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · 8 Comments

Graffiti: Art or not?

Strolling along a boulevard in Paris, I pause and do a double take, my attention captivated by the girl. Her hair is in psychedelic colours, making her seem vibrant and … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

From above: A perfectly white African Daisy

It was a bright summer day in Sydney, and I was on one of my short visits to The Doctor. After a lazy morning indoors, we headed out for a … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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