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

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

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

So anyways, by now you all know that I’ve made a bit of a sea-change – to the Sunshine Coast. What you mightn’t know (largely because I’ve been sneakily developing content for it in the background) is that I’ve created a sister site… Read More

As part of our quest to buy local wherever possible, we took ourselves off to Hinterland Harvest Markets at Woombye last Saturday morning. It was a drizzly morning, but the produce was fabulous – as were the stallholders – and before we… Read More

Twelve minutes. It doesn’t sound like much. It’s three and half pop songs. That’s how long it takes me to drive to Mooloolaba Beach each morning. From there I walk – some days down to the lighthouse, some days in the opposite… Read More

There’s something seriously surreal about having breakfast with your family on your 50th birthday and then heading straight to the airport to fly home to Sydney. Alone. On the upside, I knew that in just 10 days time I’d be flying back… Read More

I hit a bit of a wall during the week. I’d been out too much, eaten too much food – especially too much dude food – and drunk too much wine and beer. I was tired of getting up at 5am to… Read More

I don’t know about you, but if I’m going out for breakfast I want something a little, well, different to what I’d get at home – and I say that acknowledging that my husband makes a flipping good brekky and an even… Read More