WINTER RECAP – 2023

WINTER RECAP – 2023

A recap of my adventures in WINTER 2023 I love exploring in the winter. Weekends away, blustery coastal walks, sunny road trips, long lunches and of course hanging at home and snuggling with the cat, cosy under a blanket. This was our first winter on 

SUMMER RECAP – DECEMBER 2022, JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2023

SUMMER RECAP – DECEMBER 2022, JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2023

A recap of my adventures in SUMMER, 2022/2023 Summer time… and the living is easy… Well this last summer felt much easier than the last two. Maybe because it was the first summer since COVID and lockdowns, life almost felt back to normal. I finished 

SPRING RECAP – SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2022

SPRING RECAP – SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2022

A recap of my adventures in SPRING, 2022 I’ve decided to start doing my recaps based on the season. And what better season to start with than Spring! Most of these three months were spent packing, moving and settling into our new house. We farewelled 

MONTHLY RECAP – July and August, 2022

MONTHLY RECAP – July and August, 2022

A recap of my adventures in the months of July and August, 2022 An overseas trip is the theme of this monthly recap! I headed to Canada in the school holidays to go to my cousin’s wedding in Pemberton, stay with good friends and road 

Monthly Recap – May and June, 2022

Monthly Recap – May and June, 2022

A recap of my adventures in the months of May and June, 2022 Back with another post of my adventures in 2022! Staying local in Sydney and the Nothern Beaches, the months went by fast with a few outings here and there. Read on for 

Monthly Recap – March and April, 2022

Monthly Recap – March and April, 2022

A recap of my adventures in the months of March and April, 2022 2022 continued and I had a fairly quiet March, with the intention of having a few adventures in April over the Easter and Anzac long weekends and school holidays. Alas, I was 

MONTHLY RECAP – SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER, 2021

MONTHLY RECAP – SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER, 2021

A recap of my adventures in the months of September and October, 2021 Spring arrived on The Northern Beaches and I continued to get out and about during lockdown. Warmer weather and longer days meant I could walk later into the evening. Then lockdown ended 

MONTHLY RECAP – MARCH AND APRIL, 2021

MONTHLY RECAP – MARCH AND APRIL, 2021

A recap of my adventures in the months of March and April, 2021 Life is finally getting back to normal! Or is it… From this post it would seem I was able to have many adventures without any need to worry about COVID-19… More like 

MONTHLY RECAP – JANUARY AND FEBRUARY, 2021

MONTHLY RECAP – JANUARY AND FEBRUARY, 2021

A recap of my adventures in the months of January and February, 2021 Happy New Year! Well, it’s a new year, but the same old Covid story. I began the year in lockdown, on holidays, resting, grieving and getting over the s***storm that was 2020. 

Monthly Recap – July and August, 2020

Monthly Recap – July and August, 2020

A recap of my adventures in the months of July and August 2020 With restrictions easing in NSW, and winter in full swing, I enjoyed some inside and outdoorsy adventures, both local and across the state. Borders opened briefly, so we headed to sunny Queensland 

Travel Quote… ROUND THE CORNER

Travel Quote… ROUND THE CORNER

I love this quote for my current situation. Travel out of my state and overseas is not allowed, so everyone is literally seeing what is around the corner. We are all having “staycations”, trying to discover new and exciting experiences and adventures in our own 

Armchair Travel – The Beaches of Savaii, Samoa

Armchair Travel – The Beaches of Savaii, Samoa

Come on a virtual trip from your lounge room! While we are stuck at home and unable to travel, I thought I would put together visual trips of some faraway places. This way we can all participate in some photography escapism and remind ourselves of 

Monthly Recap – January and February 2020

Monthly Recap – January and February 2020

A recap of my adventures in the months of January and February 2020 Happy Summer! I started the year in Mooloolaba, Queensland before driving home, with a two night stay at NSW coastal town, Yamba.  Read on for my monthly recap.   MOOLOOLABA, QUEENSLAND We 

Armchair Travel – Twizel, Lake Pukaki and Lake Tekapo – South Island, New Zealand

Armchair Travel – Twizel, Lake Pukaki and Lake Tekapo – South Island, New Zealand

Come on a virtual trip from your lounge room! While we are stuck at home and unable to travel, I thought I would put together visual trips of some faraway places. This way we can all participate in some photography escapism and remind ourselves of 

Nine Things To Do In: Savai’i, Samoa

Nine Things To Do In: Savai’i, Samoa

To follow on from my post ‘Nine things to do in: Upolu, Samoa’, here’s a guide to the other major island, Savai’i. Savai’i is not as populated as Upolu, which has the capital of Samoa – Apia and the major airport. Savai’i, even though bigger 

NINE THINGS TO DO IN: UPOLU, SAMOA

NINE THINGS TO DO IN: UPOLU, SAMOA

I had such a great time in Western Samoa! We spent a few days on the island of Upolu and a few days on the other major island, Savaii. Samoa makes for a great holiday destination in the Pacific – for adventure seekers, couples and 

My Top Ten: Beaches of Sydney’s Northern Beaches

My Top Ten: Beaches of Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Sydney’s Northern Beaches are an absolute dream destination for sunshine, beaches, surfers and swimming. The numerous suburbs that snake up the peninsula are designed for beach side living. I may sound a bit biased,  but seeing as I live here now, I guess I can 

Nine Things to Do in: Melbourne

Nine Things to Do in: Melbourne

1. Eureka Sky Deck A great way to get a feel for the funky city of Melbourne is to take in the views at the Eureka Sky Deck 88. Take the lift (fastest in the southern hemisphere) to the eighty-eighth floor to get panoramic views 

Brighton Beach Boxes

Brighton Beach Boxes

On our recent trip to Melbourne we took a day trip out to Brighton to see the famous Brighton Beach Boxes, beach changing huts. The narrow beach at Brighton, officially Dendy Street Beach is adorned with 82 colourful painted beach huts which were mainly built 

Photo of the Week…Roots

Photo of the Week…Roots

This is the path I take every weekend as I descend down 100+ stairs to the beach. Coming up is always a killer, especially on my dodgy knees (seriously concerned about Inca Trail in 60 or so days…). However painful the post beach climb is,