It will soon be ANZAC Day (25th April), a day where we remember, show our gratitude and pay respects to service men and women of Australia and New Zealand, forged from our connections in WW1 at Gallipoli and on other battlefields. ANZAC day has always been an important day in my life, with my dad… Read More Commemorating Anzac Day 2023
The summer of 22/23 has been a pretty perfect one so far, and a caravan holiday by the beach is always a great way to start the year in my book. There has been plenty of leisure, and fishing time and I’ve managed to whip up and submit a few stories that are due to… Read More Events Australia 2023
Tourism Australia has launched its latest campaign to attract overseas visitors to come and visit, but frankly it leaves me a bit baffled. The latest ambassador for promoting Australia to the world is a CGI (computer generated image) kangaroo. Yes really, a cartoon character called Ruby the roo. The character will be voiced by Aussie… Read More Australia – Come and Say G’day
In May last year, we were holidaying in the Northern Territory and while in Alice Springs, we saw the incredible sight of international aircraft parked in storage, while the pandemic was grounding travellers. You can read my story about that time, here.
Australian Photography Magazine holds a competition each year to find the Photographer of the Year and it’s the largest competition for amateur photographers in the Southern Hemisphere. There are a number of categories to enter including landscape, animal and nature, people, aerial and black and white and these categories require you to submit four images… Read More Photographer of the Year 2021
I thought I’d end the year with a look back at how far I’ve come since I started freelancing, and introduce myself and my website to those who may have just found my site. In 2015 I began freelance travel writing after completing a ‘Writing for Newspapers and Magazines’ course with the Australian Writers Centre.