Simone Craddock: Australian vocalist, songwriter and actress in London

Simone Craddock is an Australian born and London based vocalist, songwriter and actress, who has performed sell-out shows at leading theatres and venues across the world.  I caught up with Simone to talk about her relocation to London, her career as a leading West End actress and Vocalist and her lifelong passion for music and theatre. Image Credit: Chris Mann. 

Courtney Ireland: London and The Great Big Walk

Many Australian women seek work in the charity and philanthropic sectors here in the UK and London. Courtney Ireland is one such woman. Since moving to London and the UK she has built a great career and undertaken an epic challenge as part of The Great Big Walk - an idea from the Eden Project which saw 14 walkers cover 1,400 miles to shine a light on community projects across the UK.  

Dr Jody Gunn in London

Dr Jody Gunn is an Executive Manager of Bush Heritage Australia and she and her team have recently travelled to London to give a talk at the Royal Geographical Society along with the great-great-grandchild of Charles Darwin, Chris Darwin.  (Photo: Chris Darwin and Dr Jody Gunn at the Royal Geographical Society) 

Women's football in London

A few week ago I was lucky enough to stumble across a group of women playing Australian rules football on Hackney Marshes, London.  It prompted me to speak with Marianna Graham, from the South East London Giants, Adele McCormack, from the West London Wildcats and Lisa Wilson, from the Wimbledon Hawks and Head of Women’s Development for AFL Europe, about the phenomenal rise of women's Australian rules football in London.

Buzz McCarthy and the Australian Women's Club

Earlier this week I met with the energetic and aptly named Buzz McCarthy in a South Kensington cafe to talk about the Australian Women's Club. Buzz is a dynamic expat Australian writer, Doctor of Psychoneurology, trainer and entrepreneur. She is full of energy and enthusiasm for Australia and London and is President of the Australian Women's Club In London.