How do you like to start your weekend?
Well, usually I am up at 3:00 am preparing for the Brisbane Powerhouse markets at New Farm, or off to do tastings at one of our stockists.
What’s your favourite thing to do on a Saturday morning?
Talk about sauces, of course.
How do you like to unwind?
When I am stressed, there is nothing like a session of Bikram yoga!
What are your essentials for a well-spent weekend?
Wining and dining with friends, a tidy house and time with my pugs.
What’s something you’ve been meaning to do on the weekend but haven’t got around to yet?
A trip to the tip!
What’s your favourite thing to do on a Sunday evening?
Make a big cook-up of food and spend an hour or two planning my week ahead.
What are you looking forward to next weekend?
Launching the new Hopper Group IGA at Hawthorne on Saturday morning, and my friends’ house-warming.
What are you reading at the moment?
I just finished The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and am in this sort of post-awesome-book depression.
What inspires you?
Facing new challenges and learning from my mistakes.
What was your childhood dream?
To be an actor and to live in France. Maybe not necessarily at the same time, but they are two things that I still plan to accomplish.
What has been your greatest achievement?
Taking on my mother’s business to uphold her values and legacy.
What is success to you?
Finishing each day knowing that you did your best.
What are your words of wisdom?
Everything happens for a reason. Once you accept that, you realise there really are no negatives in life, only opportunities to grow.
Only a local would know that … The more I think about it, the bigger it gets.
FAVOURITE WEEKEND SPOT TO:
Perk up … Anouk, Paddington
Relax … New Farm dog park
Dine … C’est Bon, Woolloongabba
Indulge … At home in bed
Shop … Olive Home, Paddington
Catch-up … Portofino, New Farm
Be inspired … Bikram Yoga, Brisbane