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What do places like Uepi in the Solomons, Hirifa in the Tuamotus, Nanuya in Fiji, and Marathi in Greece have in common? They are all small island resorts we discovered during our cruising days, anchored off with the idea to stop for a look and a drink, only to end up staying for a while. In every case, we would settle at the bar, meet the owners who would welcome you as… Read More

  Mr T: “ There is a 3 day weather window this week. Let’s take the boat out somewhere. “ Me: “ Great, how about we go into Sydney Harbour ? It’s months since I have seen the city” Mr T: “ Nahhhh…I want to see something different. Pittwater and the Hawkesbury River?”  And this is how we find ourselves on this cold winter morning, motoring off Sydney Heads up north to… Read More

June in Sydney means 2 things. Winter and the VIVID festival. Now in its 11th year, VIVID was started as a Smart Light festival, a Music festival and a Talk-Fest all at once apparently to boost winter visitors numbers to the city. It appears to have worked, as every year, we are battling increasingly big crowds around Circular Quay to interact with light structures of all sorts of shapes and sizes. The… Read More

21 years ago, Mr T and I said “I do” on December 21st. And every year, we find a way to celebrate on what is either the longest or shortest day of the year, depending on which hemisphere we find ourselves living at the time. This year, being in Sydney and working over the festive season, we brought the celebration forward and decided on a staycation at the Shangri-La hotel in the… Read More

We have been so busy the past few weeks. that we’ve hardly had any time to go out and socialise, let alone eat out. Then, last Saturday a girlfriend flew in from Queensland, wanting to catch up, on the same day I organised to take Terry out in the city for dinner. Luckily the first outing was for brunch in nearby Cronulla while the dinner was scheduled for much much later. Here… Read More

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