Retro Van Number 2

The Avondale Seasider Deluxe. Sounds very grand doesn’t it? Well this was caravan number 2 for us, we were looking for an upgrade on the 1973 Viscount Ambassador and in 2008 we found… Continue reading

Caravans or time capsules?

Family holidays and capturing the moments in photographs have always played a huge part in my life. The memories and history of not only our lives but places we’ve visited on holidays are… Continue reading

It’s C-C-Cold – Time for Comfort Food and Astrophotography

Well it is winter, what do you expect? In reality it’s not always possible to get away road tripping as often as we want right? So in the meantime and especially in winter,… Continue reading

Australian Aboriginal Songlines

Recently there was a show on ABC television called Stargazing, an incredibly interesting show on watching and learning about the night sky. It explained what stars we see in the southern sky, what… Continue reading

Houseboat Holidays on the Murray River

Australia’s longest river is the Murray River. It begins as a small stream from the Australian Alps then flows through 3 states before entering the Southern Ocean at Goolwa and the Coorong. Along… Continue reading

Finding Secret Tunnels

How well do you know your backyard? I had a day of searching for secret tunnels in the Adelaide Hills recently. At least that’s what it felt like to me, although they aren’t… Continue reading

Autumn in the Adelaide Hills

If you follow my Instagram account you couldn’t help but see the overload of autumn colour at the moment. It’s hard not to be dazzled by all the fiery shades of the leaves… Continue reading

Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia

May this year marks 90 years that the Royal Flying Doctor Service has been operating in Australia. This is a group that I donate to every year because of the uniqueness of what… Continue reading

Wish You Were Here

Apart from this being my all-time favourite Pink Floyd song, this phrase seems to pop up in my life frequently. I’ve also used it a lot, in a genuine way. When we’ve stumbled… Continue reading

Recipe for a Good Weekend for a Writer / Photographer

This Sunday in Australia is Mother’s Day or as with a lot of special days in our house it extends to the whole weekend! After having travelled for long distances and lived simply… Continue reading