Tag: sunshine coast

20 things to do on the Sunshine Coast this Spring…

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

Passionfruit…

Apologies to anyone who is on my author mailing list – you will have already seen this… The days are getting longer – and warmer. Sunrise is now well before 6am and Spring is definitely in the air. At the markets strawberries… Read More

A market update…and tuna 3 ways

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

That’s a wrap…

So anyways, I’ve been in Sydney for the last week and a bit. It was a combo of work and family responsibilities and all went well, but I’m glad to be home. So what’s been happening since I last posted one of… Read More

Buderim Forest Park and Serenity Falls

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

Having a whale of a time…

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

22 things I’ve learnt about the Sunshine Coast…

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

Twelve Minutes…

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

Elliott’s Bistro

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

That’s a wrap…

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