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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waiting

We have done our fair share of waiting these past few weeks and it is clear that I lack any form of patience what-so-ever. Even when a wait ‘deadline’ has been provided it still fills me with a mixed feeling of anxiousness, dread, negativity and worse-case scenario’s playing over and over in my teeny tinyContinue reading “waiting”

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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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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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Life isn’t always greener

Life isn’t always greener on the other side, but this should NOT hold you back. A lady recently asked me if I had ever heard the saying; “the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.” Of course I had! Hasn’t everybody? Her comment was made in the context of my lifestyle choices and our nomadicContinue reading “Life isn’t always greener”

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how decluttering at home can help you travel easier

If you live simpler at home it is easier to travel. Bold statement I know! But it is true. How can you live simply at home? declutter, declutter, declutter Get rid of any excess stuff or white noise from your home! Do you have 50 frypans but only use one or two? OR do have aContinue reading “how decluttering at home can help you travel easier”

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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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a clean slate

We finally SOLD our beloved camper-trailer. Talk about mixed emotions. We have been to so many places and experienced so many good times since purchasing it back in 2012. The trailer has been our home on wheels and has treated us very well indeed. However, although there may be a few nostalgic tears it isContinue reading “a clean slate”

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