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
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.
I’m happy to report that I have added to my portfolio of work, by being asked to contribute some website content for a new holiday park operator, Tasman Holiday Parks. Tasman Holiday Parks have more than 20 parks so far, in inspirational locations including tropical north Queensland, on the mighty Murray River in New South… Read More Tasman Holiday Parks
NAIDOC week this year is November 8-15 and it’s a week to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with this year’s theme being: Always Was, Always Will Be. These words recognise that First Nations people have lived and cared for this continent for more than 65,000 years. It… Read More NAIDOC Week 2020