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Do you have an Easter family tradition? Beside lamb for Easter Sunday lunch and some chocolate eggs, I can’t remember my parents made much of Easter when I was growing up in France. We did enjoy the 3-day long weekend though, and the spring holidays that it coincided with. Ahh, les vacances de Paques… Fast forward to my arrival in Australia, and discovering that the Easter weekend spans over 4 days with… Read More

Sealevel Restaurant in Cronulla, has been around for 18 years. It is owned and operated by the Shire based Allouche family, who has been involved in the local hospitality industry for as long as I can remember. Over the years, the business has built a strong following from the local residents, who flock down not only for the excellent food but the most wonderful location, right on the water’s edge off North… Read More

Sydney – February 24, 2015 One of the best things about cruising is meeting so many different people from all over the world, and all walks of life. Encounters have occurred at the beach when playing with the kids, in chandlery shops while looking for boat parts, and naturally in yacht club bars swapping fishing/boating stories. Friendships have been formed sometimes instantly, mostly facilitated by having children as a common denominator. Other… Read More

We are well into 2015 and I realise that it is probably too late to wish all of you, readers, a Happy New Year. Too late because the festivities ended nearly 3 weeks ago. Too late because the tragic events in Paris 2 weeks ago sent shock waves around the world and cast dark shadows of sorrow and anger.  Like most people, I have struggled to reconcile my deep concerns over what… Read More

I never used to like November. When I was growing up in France, it meant the gloomy period between October and trees offering their last display of glorious leaves and December, the start of the festive season and the anticipation of Christmas and New Year’s eve celebrations. A bit like a grey, dull and damp waiting room, only endured with the promise of something better to come. Moving to Australia, gradually changed… Read More

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