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Hey kiddo, have you loved enough?

I’m journeying beautifully on my Noosa Camino. Every day life has given me an invitation to experience something new. I’ve melded into the places, the mental spaces. The vigour of being outdoors and creative surge have stippled routine. It has made me want to go further into the reaches of my day. To...

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World’s best in African Safaris is coming to Noosa

Get ready, Noosa. The world’s best African Safari outfitter, Leora Rothschild, is bringing her class act our way. This week, Travel + Leisure announced Rothschild Safaris as the number one safari company in the world for the second year running. The magazine’s World’s Best Awards, a benchmark in travel excellence, tallies...

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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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Times like these… A Family Affair

Our family is flung across the globe but we are always lucky enough to renew ties quite regularly. This year, Gran and Grandpa faithfully trekked from South Africa to Australia to visit their two married sons and families, which includes five grandchildren (ranging from 18 months to 22 years old)....

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A Noosa Easter, Anzacs and A case of the Blahs

I’m emerging from a patch of blah, where inspiration has been sorely lacking. Work has been a treadmill, beach runs a fatty-boom-boom grind, and deciding what to make for dinner…well, bewilderment. I admit, I’ve been a bit sh***y too. Then Pinterest popped this at me.   And I smiled...

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The Gift of Time & The Land of Aus

Today we clean up Australia. We live in a land where people offer their gift of time most freely and this is a day where you will see the doctor, the politician, the retiree, the young family, the tradesman and entrepreneur side-by-side, filling bags with litter. Keeping our land...

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Happy, hearty weekend!

How exceptional was your week? Did life touch you? This is my aim: to feel as I go. I seek the distinctive. A story that stirs, a person that shimmers, words that wake you up, an activity that enlivens. Something that “slides through the brain and goes straight to...

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French Sin

I swoon over all things French. Things you should know about me: I was a jeune fille au pair in Paris for a short while. My favourite chocolate is C’ôte d’Or Bouchees. I sell and love wearing French perfume. My favourite chocolate cake recipe is French and enjoyed by...

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