Checking the Night Life Hobart

I know from growing up in Hobart that the night scene is excellent. Live bands, old fashioned pubs and clubs are in abundance. Many pubs while looking a bit “uneventful” on the outside will be pumping on the inside. Let your teenage inquisitive self take control and explore. These are a couple to try out……

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Night Clubs in Monaco

Sass Cafe The Sass Cafe is FUN! Great food is served, an awesome wine list and DJ music the club usually kicks off after 11pm. Perched along the Avenue Princes Grace opposite the Grimaldi Forum. Twiga Monaco Sporting a wonderful club on the fringe of the Cote D’azure is Twiga. Hire a booth, hang out in…

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Great food, boutique beer and excellent atmosphere. If your dream of escaping to the outback included a big tree, with a guy playing a tune and a refreshing ale, then you must visit Matsos This is my second time and everything is splendid! The main house is a “brewery” on wooden floors serving an eclectic…

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My Three Favourite Eat Places in Canguu, Bali

I love Canguu. Canguu is a region in Bali, west of the more popular beaches of Kuta, Legion and Seminyak. Canguu is a very laid back area of rice fields, farms, coast line and beaches.  It is famous for its surf breaks of Canguu, Batu Balong and Echo Beach (far away in time… sorry couldn’t…

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The Planting Festival – Through the Eyes of a Child

Tree house woodfordia

Recently I went to Woodford again to join in with The Planting. I didn’t really know what to expect but if  was along the same vein as The Woodford Folk Festival, I knew I would would love it…. and so would the kids. Determined to let my  inner child dominate I set few rules for the…

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The Planting Festival – a time to nurture nature


What a wanderlust weekend playing with my children and hanging out in Woodfordia, planting trees! A fun WET weekend (apparently the first wet Planting in 18 years)!? We pitched our tents in the rain on Friday night and head into the festival to try to make the most of the night. The kids are immediately…

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Elle King & The National at Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016 is a BIG WOW! What I love about the Byron Bay Bluesfest is random meetings, the incredible acts and the good vibes…. I’ve been an annual pilgrimmer for fifteen plus years. Yesterday was fantastic. For the first time I decided to camp. While I do love camping and there are some…

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Minyon Falls, Mullum and dragon lizards

Well some days nature just calls and today was one of those days. A few clients shuffled around their appointments this morning and (like a silent but LOUD alarm)  I knew I need a dose of mother nature. I didn’t really bargain on the BIG dose of mother nature at Poinciana Cafe – a funky outdoors healthy…

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Woodford – Arts, Music and all Things Green

Tijuana Cartel

On the first day Woodford Festival I was dazed:  bands, bars, brazilian meat and bush pantomimes. It’s only on my second day  that I start to pause longer in tents and absorb what is happening. Zenning out at the start to the Labyrinth at Woodford The Festival is a place for all people, including myself. It’s like…

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What is the Woodford Folk Festival?

Funky hats at Woodford

Woodfordia – I feel like I am entering the set for The Hobbit. Actually now I get the Hobbit! It’s everyone’s fantasy. Imagine bringing your “ back of the wardrobe” fantasies to life… great tunes, talking animals, trees that smile, organic food and skipping fairies… then you imagine Woodfordia. A valley, a place, a time,…

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