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    Floriade 2017 – Canberra

    Floriade ….. TICK! If you follow me on Instagram and/or Facebook you’d know that I’ve recently been in Canberra for Floriade.  I went with a friend and we had a lovely time.  We stayed…

    October 12, 2017
  • sydney, harbour bridge, australia, bridge

    Quiet places to relax in Sydney

    This is a sponsored post I’m a born and bred Brisbane girl but I’ve had a sister living in Sydney and have been fortunate enough to have had many visits there over recent years…

    September 7, 2017
  • vivid, light, music, ideas, sydney, vivid sydney

    Vivid Sydney – this time last year

    Around this time last year I was in Sydney!  I had gone to Sydney to spend the day on the Sun Princess and the night in a really lovely hotel room at the Intercontinental…

    June 8, 2017
  • whale, whales, whale watching, hervey bay, queensland, australia, boat, frazer island,

    The first ever whale watching experience

    One of the things that was on the disorganised bucket list that I kept in my head was to go whale watching.  If you read my blog regularly, you’d know that I’m now in…

    April 27, 2017
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    Margaret Olley Art Centre

    Looking for a day trip idea from Brisbane, or maybe you’re holidaying on the Gold Coast or northern NSW beaches and looking for something to do other than going to the beach?  Here’s an…

    August 16, 2016
  • 2020 saw the loss of 1 billion of Australia's wildlife including the koala

    Australia Zoo

    We have a guest from the UK staying with us at the moment and on Wednesday a week ago we took her to Australia Zoo (only about an hour north of us).  It was…

    July 20, 2016
  • (Tassie Trip) Days 10 & 11 – Strahan

    It’s been a while since my last Tassie post!  I got a bit tired of editing all the photo’s but here I am back at it again.  We are nearly at the end of…

    July 6, 2016
  • dove lake, lake, cradle mountain, tasmania

    (Tassie Trip) Day 10 – Dove Lake – Cradle Mountain

    We left Highfield House at Stanley and started heading towards our next stop – Cradle Mountain.  We stopped at Burnie for lunch.  The weather was shocking.  It poured with rain all the way from…

    March 16, 2016
  • Hervey Bay

    In October 2015, the tennis player and I went to Hervey Bay in order to go whale watching.  It is something that I had wanted to do for a long time!  I haven’t got…

    January 20, 2016
  • highfield house, tasmania, stanley, australia

    (Tassie Trip) Day 9 – Highfield House, Stanley

    We woke on Day 9 with the intention of packing up the car, checking out of our cottage and then catching the chairlift up to the top of ‘The Nut‘ and walking around the…

    January 6, 2016
  • penguin, tasmania, beach, australia

    (Tassie Trip) Day 8 – Penguin and Wynyard

    The last Tassie Trip post saw us dropping in at Deloraine and Devonport for coffee on our travels from Launceston en-route to Stanley.  There was still much more to see as we travelled along…

    November 4, 2015
  • (Tassie Trip) Day 8 – Deloraine & Devonport

    Day 8 and we sadly had to leave our gorgeous B&B in Launceston and start heading to Stanley where we would be spending the night. We stopped briefly at Deloraine to pick up a…

    October 21, 2015