sea-change, life-change and new beginnings

Well we have taken the plunge and dived right in. Excuse the pun, or don’t, it is up to you.  Our sea-change has finally taken place and we are slowly finding our stroke. No floundering has occurred as yet and we are hopeful it won’t occur at all…. but we never say never here at NorrisContinue reading “sea-change, life-change and new beginnings”

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our top 5 Tweed coastal eats

Oh my how we LOVE the Tweed. It has everything. The coast, the river, the hinterland and oh my the food, the glorious food. The Tweed region is a foodie hub. It is a natural food bowl with a fresh and diverse of locally-grown produce. It is famous for its paddock to plate style dining. WeContinue reading “our top 5 Tweed coastal eats”

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The Mighty Murray

We have both always loved the Murray River and have returned frequently throughout our travels. It provides so many perfect free camping opportunities all along its beautiful banks in NSW, Victoria and South Australia. Every time we camp along the banks of the Murray we would watch the house-boats float past our campsite and say “OneContinue reading “The Mighty Murray”

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5 ways travelling Australia has changed our life

Our lives have changed, we have grown and our relationship has shifted. What’s to blame? Our travel filled gypsy lifestyle. Here are 5 powerful and positive changes that have come our way Our finances are better! Say What! Yes, it’s true?!?!?! It is hard to believe that our finances are better while travelling!! BUT our finances are in betterContinue reading “5 ways travelling Australia has changed our life”

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Noosa we love you

We must be crazy! Let’s go to Noosa on a long weekend we said! It will be fine we said. Fine = crazy busy!!!!! But thank you Noosa, you let us have our cake and eat it too. Not actual cake guys!! Sugar-free and all that jazz! What we are stabbing at with our poeticContinue reading “Noosa we love you”

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to Longreach with love

To Longreach with love,  We all love a sunburnt country, but we really need our rain.  As we drove by drought-stricken paddocks, we saw your heartache and your pain.  With each mile of endless dryness, and each dusty patch of dirt.  We pray you get the rain you need, and pray it heals your hurt.  You are strong andContinue reading “to Longreach with love”

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no excuses

Haven’t been away for ages? Do you feel like your Facebook news feed is full of friends, family and random travelling and flitting about everywhere? Meanwhile you are sitting on the couch, watching re-runs of Mash and daydreaming of your next holiday. Or you are so busy you haven’t had time to think straight when one day youContinue reading “no excuses”

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low cost camping – glebe weir

We don’t know about you but we love LOW COST CAMPING!! Please don’t get us wrong, we love FREE CAMPING too, well who doesn’t? Why do we like low cost camping? 1. you get a few more facilities and 2. you are injecting funds into the local community. Just around the corner from our current location isContinue reading “low cost camping – glebe weir”

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wildflowers of the desert

On our recent trip to the Simpson Desert we were lucky to witness the first wildflowers blooming after the rain. It was spectacular to see the sand-dunes blanketed with vegetation of all shapes and sizes. Can you name any of the flowers pictured below?

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we haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on our list

It has been a long while since we updated our travel map of big old Australia. So here it is…. this is our travel paths since the commencement of our blog & indefinite travels back in 2011. As you can see we have barely scratched the surface! This country is well and truly AMAZING! Where areContinue reading “we haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on our list”

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