From beer festivals and a taste of Tuscany to the white lights of Melbourne and a run in the Grampians, there’s plenty happening in Victoria to keep you warm and inspired for the rest of Winter. … More Five Ways to beat the Winter Blues
Who would have thought walking round in the dark for an hour with nothing but a white cane would be so challenging, enlightening and fun. It was pitch black as we entered and I felt a moment of panic. Nothing quite prepares you for complete and utter darkness, the moment that plunges you suddenly into … More Dialogue in the Dark
This is a place of mystery … a sanctuary. Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its … More New Doors in February
I’m delighted to welcome the lovely Lorelle from A Mindful Traveler to my blog, who I had the pleasure to meet and share a brunch with a few weeks ago in Melbourne. With a shared love of travel and blogging (and eating!) there was no shortage of conversation. Lorelle has a wonderful blog where she … More Guest Post: My Top 5 Local Eats in Melbourne – A Mindful Traveller
On the road again, just can’t wait to get on the road again … If you’re anything like me, hitting the road on the weekend is like a tonic to a tired bod. Even just a day out can do wonders. Google “Day Trips out of Melbourne” and you’ll likely find the Great Ocean Road, … More Five reasons to get out of Melbourne
Yesterday (Friday) my son turned 16. It was a busy day and my focus was on him and trying to make his day special. So I was unaware of what unfolded in the centre of Melbourne.
This is a slightly different post for me, a bit more personal though it still revolves around two of my favourite things – food and travel. Just in a different setting, away from the campfire and barbeque. Recently I turned 50 and one of the highlights was a special night out, on board one of … More On track for dinner – ding, ding!