Familiar Places, New Discovers – Winchester UK

If like me, you are both blessed and cursed with having family and friends in more than one country, you will understand how easy it is to leave a bucket list destination undiscovered, because time after time you are returning to the same places. On a recent trip back to the UK, my eighth in 43…

A Day on the Green – Oz Rock Revival

Over 6000 people poured into the Kings Park amphitheater on Saturday night, for A Day (or more precisely, evening) on the Green to remember. Mellen Events pulled together Australian music icons, The Black Sorrows, Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and headliner John Farnham, which drew a predominantly older crowd, but it didn’t stop them rocking and revelling for the…

Koh Samui – Living The Rockstar Villa Lifestyle

In the words of AC/DC ‘It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock’n’roll’, and it was on those first couple of days in Koh Samui that I learnt both the physical and metaphorical meaning of that well-used lyric. I’ll be honest; our ‘kind of spontaneous’ family trip did not get off to…

A WA State of Mind – Yallingup

In these days of cheap airfares and budget-priced package deals, it is all too tempting to jump on a plane and head off to a foreign destination, but as the world grows a more unpredictable and unstable place to explore, the allure of packing up the car and heading a few of hours from home…

Fringe World Festival– It’s Gonna Be a ‘Cool’ Summer

Summer in Perth used to mean, test cricket, a trip to Adventure World in the school holidays and days spent at the beach, until a forward thinking arty type suggested we join the Fringe World Alliance and in just five short years, put Perth on the world stage, offering what has become the third biggest…