The bucket list, I find it an essential reminder of the child who had a million dreams! Sometimes you see things you didn’t know you wanted to see or so a very good friend said to me once and it really made me think. It’s that place where ignorance is bliss until an event highlights […]
Dreams are important I always take inspiration from visits to my childhood home, it is where my imagination roamed free and all of my dreams for my life began. It’s quite apt that my visit home coincides with the Winter Olympics because it gives me pause to remember my own dreams and how I’ve actioned […]
Wouldn’t it be fun to have a theme song for every occasion! Wandering along the magnificent white sands of Glenelg beach as the sun slowly set, I popped my headphones in, selected my Walking Play list and set off with my own soundtrack to this superb backdrop. A real life film set with music that […]
A magnificent sunset off Glenelg, South Australia I can never go past a fabulous sunset. Tell where you’ve seen the most spectacular sunset in the comments.
Language barriers in foreign lands are no surprise. The fun is when you actually speak the same language. This year, I have travelled to many countries where English is the official language and yet my fabulous nasal ‘Strine‘ has caused me problems. Well it is not a very strong Australian accent, but it is one […]
Smartphones have revolutionised the Tourist Information Bureau! When I traveled in the 90s, my first port of call was the Tourist Information Bureau to get maps and brochures. Of course I was also lugging my Lonely Planet Guide in my backpack. These days with the invention of the Smartphone there seems to be an App […]
The best laid plans and all that! The plan was to leave my friend’s house in Manly at 9:30am, (that’s a suburb of Sydney across the magnificent harbour if you haven’t had the pleasure) catch the 9:45am ferry to Circular Quay, then the train to the airport, which would mean I was at the airport […]