Four gorges, five days – Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park is one of the most spectacular parks we’ve visited in West Australia and we’ve been to a few. It’s also one of the most under rated. We spoke to West Australians who’d never visited and it’s in their backyard. Perhaps it’s because we’re so far from home and we’re deliberately seeking out … More Four gorges, five days – Karijini National Park

All time Favorites

Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us. Oscar Wilde. Are you one of those people that can remember faces, numbers and names long after you’ve discovered them? That’s not me. Something happened after I hit 50. I walk to the kitchen pantry and think “now, what was I looking for” or … More All time Favorites


In my neck of the woods things are a bit twisted. There’s yarn bombing down the Main Street, along the railway fence, which acts as a canvas for knitted trains and assorted rural scenes. Not far away, at Strathewen, street poles are knitted and twisted. Who would think something so ordinary could look so snug … More Twisted

Just Breathe

“Smell the sea, feel the breeze, hear the ocean, be at ease.” There’s something infinitely restful about time spent by the ocean. Even if it’s just an hour spent by its side, I always leave feeling as though I’ve been hugged by my best friend and my energy replenished. This is where I was last … More Just Breathe

My Favourite Place

Why did The Sound of Music come to mind when I read this prompt? It was mum’s favourite movie, cheesy, corny and the songs so annoyingly catchy. However, I have to admit, as a wide eyed girl, I secretly loved it. Don’t worry, I’m not going to break into a rendition of My Favourite Things. … More My Favourite Place

A Collective Story

When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen. Rebel Thriver Those of you who have been following me for awhile know a bit about my story. Over the past three years, since I’ve been blogging, I’ve shared much of what I love. I’ve shared parts of my homeland Australia, … More A Collective Story


It’s paradise as I laze on pure white sand on our tiny Maldavian island, sipping a cocktail, with not a care in the world. In the distance, on the horizon, I see a windsurfer skimming the turquoise waters. It’s actually my newly wed hub and the thought crosses my mind, I wonder if he’ll come … More Exotic

Old Chiltern Town

Now Australia may not be as old as Ancient Rome and the medieval fortress towns within Europe however this tiny toddler of a nation of mine can still pack a mighty punch. There are so many towns scattered around this country with history dating back to colonial times. Having just recently celebrated Australia Day, it … More Old Chiltern Town