5 Ways to throw a memorable picnic

Posted by Suzi | November 21, 2012

Sorry this one is a bit ill-timed for all my gorgeous readers in the UK but recently I was asked to do an al fresco eating guide for The Country Trader (beautiful Sydney furniture shop, for anyone who’s not been…go! You’ll love it).

I have to say I was a little dubious- no-one dines outside like the Aussies do! It would be like teaching the Russians how to drink vodka or an Italian mumma the ins-and-outs of bolognaise. Anyway here are some of the tips, for those that are interested…


 Picture credits (from left): bikecarpet spreadrugoutdoor table with lineneclectic plates; picnic food; oven baked pancakebox of flowers; hanging lights; orange picnic.



  1. This is wonderful! Funnily I am picnicking this weekend on a friends boat- now I am inspired to do something differently!!!

    Comment by Emma Matthews — November 22, 2012 #

  2. It is ALL About the rug.

    Comment by Dave B — November 22, 2012 #

  3. I really want to eat that yummy looking tart thing.

    Comment by Ellie Waring — November 22, 2012 #

  4. Emma, hope you had a nice picnic on the weekend and liked the weather I arranged for you? ;-)

    Dave and Ellie, I am with you both- it’s all about the rug and yummy tart things.

    Thanks for reading guys xx S

    Comment by suzi — November 26, 2012 #

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