Country: Australia 9 Posts

Playing at Stockton Beach with kids

We've just spent 3 nights in Port Stephens in central NSW, Australia. Despite a rocky start to our visit we've had an amazing time exploring the gorgeous beaches of the...
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Port Stephens, the highs and lows

"$55 per night for a powered tent site ... no really? Are they insane?" was our reaction after visiting the first caravan park office we came across on arriving in Port ...
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Camping? What were we thinking?

One week into our camping trip and we're loving it. Our first stop, after a few days at Nanna's in Ballina, is Lighthouse Beach Holiday Village in Port Macquarie.  We s...
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Let the unschooling begin

So I'm gradually getting my head around the whole homeschooling business. Thanks to all the amazingly helpful comments on my article/vent on how hard it's been to find a...
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Tallows Beach, Byron Bay: A little bit of solitude

Byron Bay, Australia. It's strange to think that just 50 years ago this now mecca for the alternative lifestyle scene was a whaling port. Almost every visitor to Austra...
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Camping around Australia: Our next big adventure

If you've met Colin or myself, or read our blog, you've probably figured out by now that we're not very good at planning things ahead of time or sticking to anything tha...
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Enjoying the great outdoors, when we can!

A year away from Australia travelling through Asia has helped us appreciate things we'd previously taken for granted in Australia. Clean beaches, big backyards, shady pa...
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Photo Story: the Brisbane Floods

After years of drought, three-quarters of Queensland is now in flood. In fact, when we returned to Australia in December it seemed it seemed like everywhere was getting ...
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Photo Friday: Picnics in Brisbane

See those bright red shoes? That's Noah being ... well a 5.5yr old boy! While in Brisbane for Christmas we headed into the city to see the museum, galleries and Southban...
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