A pretty Australian Australia day

“There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around” “The Banjo” What could be more Australian than reading about the life of Banjo Patterson while camping at Tom Groggin, NSW – the home of Jack Riley, “The Man from Snowy River”. This past Australia Day weekend was our maiden voyage in theContinue reading “A pretty Australian Australia day”

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At home in the mountains

  It has been a looooooong time since I last wrote here……. almost a year in fact. As usual, the life of the Norris’ has been an absolute roller-coaster and a period of extended change. It has only been in recent times that I have been reflecting on where we’ve been, who we’ve met alongContinue reading “At home in the mountains”

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Guest Post – must sees in rural NSW

Guest post brought to you by Destination NSW   Australia’s New South Wales is known for its beautiful beaches and coastlines to die for. However the state has so much more to offer than laid back beach towns, with a gorgeous coastline, white covered snowfields and a winery or two in between.   Regardless ifContinue reading “Guest Post – must sees in rural NSW”

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Tâssie Accommodation Options – Your thoughts!

We are looking for your accommodation recommendations for our Discover Tasmania trip this Summer! 116 days and counting! Would love your ideas for hotels, inns, lodges, retreats, B & B etc in or around the following destinations: Launceston Stanley Cradle Mountain Strahan/Queenstown Lake St Clair Hobart Port Arthur Freycinet/Swansea Bay of Fires Remember it is our firstContinue reading “Tâssie Accommodation Options – Your thoughts!”

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our top 5 of the Flinders

The Flinders Ranges is one of those special places that keeps drawing us back time and time again. The ancient and rugged landscape is steeped with history and remnants of the past remain scattered throughout the picturesque landscape. There is so much for every type of traveller to keep them occupied for days, if notContinue reading “our top 5 of the Flinders”

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oh my darling

The Darling River has been a long time bucket list dream item. I have traced my finger down the map so many times in anticipation of one day driving along the edge of this beautiful watercourse. The Darling River and the river systems of Australia have always fascinated me! Why!?! No idea! It could beContinue reading “oh my darling”

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life is a zoo

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. – Evan Esar We have passed the Taronga Western Plains Zoo so many times over the past few years and we thought now was the time to finally visit. We weren’t 100% impressed to be honest. The zoo is quite spread out which is greatContinue reading “life is a zoo”

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rivers and ranges

Oh my! What an absolutely brilliant trip we had. This country never fails to amaze me. It’s beauty is splendid and varied. Unfortunately, our trip was cut short due to the passing of a close family friend. The last portion of our trip was cancelled and we will add it to another adventure at laterContinue reading “rivers and ranges”

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Long live the Sunday drive

Who loves a Sunday drive? You know we do! Exploring the back roads around your own region is the perfect way to spend a Sunday. You don’t have to go far or spend too much cash. You can even pack a picnic and make a day of it. We are so lucky that we currentlyContinue reading “Long live the Sunday drive”

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Our answer is Australia’s natural beauty

It may have come out of left field to some but our sea-change is sitting really well with us. For us it didn’t come out of nowhere it was really years in the making and something that has always been on the cards but still to actually take the plunge…. well let’s say it has beenContinue reading “Our answer is Australia’s natural beauty”

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