“There’s nothing like Australia” goes the slogan. But have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about? From barbies and thongs, colourful characters and weird place names like Woolloomooloo, No Where Else, Mt Buggery and Tumburumba, the land down under is filled with more than natural wonders. Now, after one of the largest national … More The Wonders of Australia
Is gratitude over rated? Can the world have too much positivity? In my eyes there’s no such thing. Life’s not always easy however to me there’s no point dwelling on our lack, but rather the opposite. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” Melody Beattie Are you … More A Satisfied Mind
A recent getaway to the Grampians National Park inspires new walks, even after dozens of visits. … More Walking in Wonderland
Who would have thought I’d fall for him so completely, yet feel so distant. To see him in a church and leave smitten. That we’d meet in yet another place, far from home, spend an intimate night together and then have to leave again. Between you and me, I have a confession to make.
As much as I love camping sometimes it’s plain easier to book a room. I look at the benefits of AirBnBs versus taking the van. … More Airing out the BnBs
A tribute to the beautiful and free spirited Minaxi, a blogger, lover of life and all things colourful who tragically lost her life last week. … More In Memory of Minaxi
“Time spent in self reflection is never wasted. It is an intimate date with yourself.” Paul TP Wong The past few weeks have been a time of quiet contemplation. Although I’ve been busy writing for a number of magazines things have been otherwise quiet. I’ve had some ups but also a lot of stress that’s … More Reflection
Dear Ocean and Sand Dunes, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, salty, windswept and free all at once”. That’s how this place made me feel. From driving on massive sand dunes to riding the ocean waves, the area around Cape Bridgewater blew me away, nearly literally.
A snapshot of Strahan, on Tasmania’s wild west coast, a beautiful and totally rugged part of the world and a place where we almost lost my father in law. … More A Snapshot of Strahan
Roses are red, violets are blue, today’s my birthday but the gifts are for you. I’m 53 years old young today. Hip, hip, hooray, where have the years gone? I still feel 21. Yep, except my need for reading glasses, dodgy memory and aching bones tells me otherwise. Falling off a bike recently didn’t help … More Gifts from Blogging