Branching Out

And the wind said, may you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch. May you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth.   Native American Prayer 

“Live the Legend” – Movie locations to inspire travel 

Australia’s produced some classic movies over the years (as well as a few forgettable ones). From outback to coastal settings the diverse Australian landscape is the perfect canvas for filmmakers. Here are some movie destinations we’ve visited, to whet your appetite for wonder lusting adventures of your own. Sit back and enjoy some movie nostalgia … More “Live the Legend” – Movie locations to inspire travel 

A Magical Sky

Have you ever had such an urge to write that it just flows out of you? That’s how I feel right now. I’ve never posted anything while camping, completely unedited and from my phone, so this is a first for me. Tonight I’m camping on the banks of the Campaspie River in Victoria. A place … More A Magical Sky

Glow in the Centre

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” – Aaron Rose Nowhere will you find a more distinctly and immediately recognisable reddish glow in Australia than in the heart of the Red Centre. The red rocks of Glen Helen gorge looked as though they’d been hand painted by Mother Nature herself. Ormiston … More Glow in the Centre

Lessons from a Bird

Going after our dreams isn’t always smooth sailing, but then again, nothing worthwhile ever is. Before you can fly, you have to learn how to walk. When we set our mind on something it can feel exhilarating. However, when doubters come and question our dreams it can bring us down with a thump. They don’t … More Lessons from a Bird

After the Storm

Within the eye of a storm things can change so quickly, with skies, black with anger, wreaking havoc. In many parts of the world we’re seeing so much unpredictable weather, overwhelming and fierce in it’s intensity. Mother Nature can be dramatic and unforgiving, but so can human nature. In the depths of a storm positive … More After the Storm

Steel a Look

It was a different sort of bushwalk, even by Australian standards. I thought we might see some wildlife but I wasn’t expecting this. Giant butterflies,  a prehistoric looking dragonfly, a funny looking emu and a kangaroo that looked more like Robocop than Skippy. You meet a lot of characters in the bush but I’ve never … More Steel a Look