A slight bump in the road & a new lifestyle direction.

‘Oh the places we’ve been’ and loved over the past 5 weeks, winding our way up the east coast of Australia to the Daintree rainforest in far north Queensland.  We live in a truly beautiful part of the world.  We’re always in a hurry to fly off to other amazing lands (guilty) but when you…

Winter in Byron Bay

Here we are in beautiful Byron Bay; a mecca for surfers, backpackers, artists, writers, musicians, holiday makers, retirees … the list goes on … Byron offers something for all of us.  It definitely has a magical reputation and I have to admit, the 3 holidays we’ve spent here have been pretty special.   Eight year’s…

Haven on Earth

North Haven, New South Wales, Australia Location: 21 km (13 miles) south of Port Macquarie; 361 km (224 miles) north of Sydney I have vivid childhood memories of holidaying in this little seaside town on the picturesque New South Wales north coast.   My paternal grandparents retired and settled here from Sydney in the early 1960s….

Melbourne Zoo

What do you do when it’s freezing cold and raining in Melbourne?   Go to the zoo of course!   To be honest, we had 4 seasons in one day…it wasn’t ALL rain.    Armed with puffer jackets and brollies we braved Melbourne’s winter and spent a fun 3 hours dashing between exhibits.   Many…

New addition – meet Hendrix David

I love being a Nanna.   Shortly after starting this blog we had a new addition to the family in the shape of a tiny boy, born 5 weeks early.    His arrival meant that many things, including this blog, ground to a halt as my energy and time went into helping the new parents…