Even in winter in the rain, Sydney still is a wonderful city to explore.
Balmain Wharf waiting for the ferry, Sydney June 2012
Jetty on the Crookhaven River at Culburra Beach
Culburra Beach is an interesting place. Three hours south of Sydney, it seems to be one of the few beach towns that have escaped the sea-change boom. Unlike places north of Sydney like Blueys and Boomerang beaches where fibro beach shacks have been replaced with million-dollar mansions, this place remains a quiet sleepy seaside village. Continue reading
Oolong tea not only is wonderful to drink it’s very good for you too
In Canada earlier this year, a charming Japanese couple introduced us to White Peach Tea which they brought in from Japan. The tea has the most subtle, stunning flavour that was truly amazing. It’s the Japanese white peach that gives this tea it’s unique characteristics. Continue reading
Baby boomers taking on the world one place at a time
The youngest baby boomers – if we use 1960 as the last year – are now over 50. Many are retiring. Most are now free of the responsibilities of raising children. Continue reading
The beach in summer in Australia – it’s an Aussie tradition
The smell of Coppertone Sun Tan lotion was something synonymous with beach holidays when I was a kid. Continue reading
George Clooney in Sydney? I’d like to see that!
On a Virgin flight to Brisbane, reading Voyeur, an advertisement for a Global Leadership Forum’ seminar caught my eye.
Well, a photo of George Clooney caught my eye so I looked more closely at the page. Continue reading
The future is now with solar power – let’s do it!
With the passing of the Clean Energy Future Bill through the Senate in the Federal Parliment, perhaps now we can all get serious about solar and other clean energy solutions (not coal seam gas). Continue reading
Say Yes Australia campaign poster – Yes: Price Polution
Over the years, thousands of people have marched for action on climate change. All through the 2000s, I’ve made it a point to join rallies through the streets of Sydney to show my support for action that will ensure a cleaner, greener future. In fact, I want a cleaner, greener now! Continue reading
Peach blossoms at their best in Balmain
Come September here in Australia, the first signs of spring are often the peach blossoms which, earlier this month, were spectacular. The weather was warm, and we all started donning short sleeves and thinking about light summer clothing, swim suits and sandals. Continue reading