After doing the Uglieland Walking Tour, I popped onto the Art Gallery of Western Australia on the way back to my Northbridge digs. There's something about galleries and visual art that speaks to my soul. I can't quite put what it is into words but isn't that always the way... Read more →

I'm in Perth for a week to attend the 2023 Perth Poetry Festival curated by the incredible community organisation, WA Poets Inc. The week is chock-a-block full of incredible events, open mics and workshops. This morning I braved the rain (hello Melbourne, brought the rain and clouds with me!) to... Read more →

I have just spent six wonderful days in Bali wth my gorgeous younger daughter. We had the best time lazing by the pool and slowly defrosting after a Melbourne winter. It was so lovely to be back in paradise, staying at our favourite hotel and eating all the amazing local... Read more →

While my gorgeous girl was at Sovereign Hill learning all about being a school student in the 1850s, I headed into the centre of Ballarat to visit the Ballarat Art Gallery. They were showing a special double header exhibition entitled Morris and Beyond. The exhibition showcased the work of artists... Read more →

Sovereign Hill is an incredible slice of history preserved in timber, steel and brick. It’s even more amazing when you realise that this bustling historic ‘town’ has only five original buildings and that none of them are original to the site. Someone with a passion for history and a love... Read more →