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 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

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

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