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Why August was essentially awesome

I recently read a book called Essentialism by Greg Mckeown, which invites you to edit the choices you make every day towards a better life. To work out what counts. First thing: 8 hours of sleep a night or thereabout is essential to well being. Then it urges to pare...

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Into The Dawn

I’ve never been a great morning person, but waking before dawn to pursue my Noosa Camino this week has been quite refreshing. I recently heard psychologist and spiritual teacher, Wayne Dyer (another Rumi-lover) extolling the wonder of early mornings which is when he writes. He’s up at 3am to be precise,...

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My Noosa-style Camino de Santiago

I’ve been struggling with delayed gratification. That is, having to wait for the perfect stage of life to take extended holidays, walk the Camino de Santiago, be done with routine. I just want to break pattern. Travel, roam, hit the road and caress the breeze. I am jealous of wild,...

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Easter turtles (not bunnies), love from Noosa!

I’m listening to the soft patter of warm Easter rain, tired and damp but content. It’s been a week of treks up and down to the beach to check on turtle nests. Dinner on deck chairs and cups of milo in the dark on dunes. We made excess trips down the beach path...

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Fraser Island, a wild adventure

I feel the ennui of routine slip off my shoulders as I lift a big backpack and board a ferry with my husband. Just us, one motorbike, strong legs (we hope) and a few days ahead of immersion on the world’s biggest sand island. But it’s not just famous...

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A walk on the wild side – Fraser Island

Tomorrow we’re off. Adventure awaits on the world’s largest sand island, the World Heritage listed, Fraser Island. It stretches over 123 kilometres in length and is 22 kilometres at its widest point. I can’t wait to be immersed in the beauty of it. I’m also a little nervous about...

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Terrific Tuesday in Noosa

“It’s a tremendous Tuesday,” I told the bunch of kids I dropped at school this morning. “Terrific,” said one. “Terrifying”, said another. Don’t you love the energy of young ones and especially the prospect of all the possibility that lies ahead for them? This article answers perfectly the perennial question...

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