A recent getaway to the Grampians National Park inspires new walks, even after dozens of visits. … More Walking in Wonderland
“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
Wild terrain surrounds the meticulously maintained historic treasure of Walhalla. We revisit after many years. … More Walhalla Walkabout
There’s something about the rush of wind in your hair when you’re cycling that’s totally invigorating. That is, until you find yourself face down on the ground.
Some camp spots are worth revisiting, more than once. I think Yanakie, on the doorstep of Wilsons Promontory National Park, takes the record for the amount of times we’ve been back in two years. Last weekend was trip number five, an impromptu overnighter and a prelude to hubby’s birthday this Friday. It’s a special place … More Date night at the Prom
Believe that you can and you’re half way there. Theodore Roosevelt. A good road trip, like life, sometimes means meeting half way. Nhill (near Horsham) is exactly half way between Adelaide and Melbourne on the Western Highway, halfway between where I live and where fellow freelance Aussie writer and blogger Glenys Gelzinis lives. I started … More Halfway mark at Nhill
Some days words fail us. and we feel like we’re in a drought. Some days nothing makes sense. and other times it all comes out. Some days we need to look up and search deep within. To find those pleasures past and know we’ve just begun. Clouds form a veil of hope in times when … More Clouds and colored linings
A quick and easy weekend getaway to the wilds of Noojee, retracing our steps and braving the cold in the midst of nature. … More Revisiting Noojee