November 19, 2019

Bribie Island quietly hosted a Nobel Peace Prize winner and his wife who holidayed here recently.  Dr Richard Denton of Canada won the recognition for his work as Co-Chair of the North America International Physicians For Prevention of Nuclear War.

He and his Colleagues...

August 28, 2019

My partner has a chilling addiction called ‘Antarctica’. Over the past twelve years he’s visited the continent and nearby islands four times. One voyage was into the southernmost parts of the Ross Sea; the others were to the Antarctic Peninsula (the part that points to...

A couple of times in your life, if you are lucky, you experience just what the world has to offer by way of natural beauty and connect with the humans who live upon and manage such a splendid stage.  

Recently I travelled to Fiji for some m...

May 8, 2019

Europe conjures up imagery of still rivers, glass lakes and snow- capped mountains. It is no wonder then that certain places endear themselves to travellers for those reasons and more.  
The older generation will remember Czechoslovakia and the countries...

February 12, 2019

Following in the vain of the unusual and off the beaten path travels, I would like to introduce you to the Orkney Islands and in particular Kirkwall. With a scattered population of just over 9000, it is easy to fall in love with both the town and the history. With two...

January 16, 2019

 Just when you think you have seen France from top to bottom you come across a part of history that catapults you back in time –way back to the time of the troglodytes.  In the mountain region of Alpilles in Southern France, the lavender dominates the landscape. Stone...