I’ve been in Melbourne for the weekend and my feet hurt. A lot – I’ve walked miles – as I always do when I’m here. But I’m also very happy. This city always makes me happy. It inspires me. I love the… Read More

The birds and the sun are waking earlier and the days are getting longer. In a couple of weeks the rest of Australia will be winding their clocks forward for the start of daylight saving and those of us here in Queensland… Read More

I’ve decided that we need to see more of Australia. Maybe we’ve reached that age – the whole adventure before dementia thing. The problem with travelling in Australia is cost. It’s bloody expensive to fly from one side of the country to… Read More

I know that officially it’s still August – just – but Spring has unofficially sprung here on the Sunshine Coast. The fruit and veggies that had been missing from the markets over the winter are now beginning to reappear, and we’re eating… Read More

This post has also been published on my Sunshine Coast blog – Navigator. I’ve been bookmarking pictures of Buderim Falls (or “Serenity Falls”) since before we moved to the Coast. The pictures on instagram showed a lush rainforest with a relatively short… Read More

This post has been reposted from my Sunshine Coast website Navigator… There’s a flat part to the water – completely glass-like. It looks almost like an oil slick, but it isn’t. It’s a “footprint” left behind when a whale dives – as… Read More

So, it’s Saturday morning and you have the weekend in Melbourne. Aside from shopping, the big question is what to do? I’ve kept the focus of this post pretty much to the city – with an excursion to Fitzroy – but there’s… Read More

Regular readers will know that I have a soft spot for street art. In fact, click onto the Melbourne option in the menu bar and you’ll find heaps of pics of street art…I even posted my own walking tour. If you’re interested,… Read More

I’ve also posted this piece over on my Sunshine Coast blog – Navigator.  The Spirit House. It’s my favourite restaurant here on the Sunshine Coast – I’ve told you about it before here, here and here. I’ve even gone as far as saying that if I… Read More

Ok, so we’ve been residents on the Sunshine Coast for just over a month now (less a couple of weeks in Vietnam). We’ve settled in well and are loving it beyond words. I have a list a mile long of places to… Read More