Byron Bay Lighthouse
16 May 2014

OnDestination: Byron Bay – Australia’s most Easterly Point

A #justforfun daytrip isn’t complete without an early morning wake up, a trip to the airport and flight to somewhere I haven’t been before. As winter is coming, I chose to escape the fast approaching cool Melbourne day, for a warmer day in Byron Bay. In typical fashion (for me

07 Feb 2014

OnDestination: Mildura on the Murray

As a child growing up the only reason I knew Mildura existed was because it was always on the 7pm ABC news weather report as a dot in the top left hand corner of the state and more often than not recorded the highest temperature for the day. Fast forward

19 Jan 2011

Melbourne: Parks, Politics and Performances (Part 2)

In part 1 I introduced you to the parliament of Victoria and the parks that surround it. In this, the second and final part of Parks, Politics and Performances I’ll introduce you to some of the performance houses around the eastern edge of the city from the past and present.

16 Jan 2011

Bellarine Peninsula: A Seaside Afternoon

While visiting friends in nearby Ocean Grove we were taken for a short afternoon drive to the western edge of Port Phillip Bay and the seaside towns of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale. On arrival into Queenscliff we headed out to the Ferry Terminus which, by the looks of it has

01 Jan 2011

The Grampians – Pinnacle Walk

Rocks seemingly arranged by nature into tall stacks, each rock balancing precariously yet with complete stability on top of another, the scorched remains of burnt trees now seeming with new growth and the silence, only interrupted by the sound of your footsteps on the rock or the occasional kookaburra’s call

05 Dec 2010

Melbourne: Parks, Politics and Performances (Part 1)

At the end of the last episode I left you with a hot chocolate (or coffee) and about to board the city Circle Tram which is where I’ll start today’s post, heading east along Flinders Street towards the top end of town to look at some of the Parks, Politics