Looking for a small private beach today, I stumbled across a hidden gem. In the wealthy suburb of Vaucluse, east of Sydney CBD there is a small walking track called the Hermitage Foreshore Track. It only runs for 2.2Km and is dotted every few hundred meters with tiny beaches […]

Milk Beach

Sydney city comes alive on a Saturday morning. Young hip things are crawling out of clubs still pulsing with music at the same time as stalls with fresh produce and crafts are quietly blooming into being. As the club goers slink back to bed the markets are just starting to […]

Tourist in my own city – Markets

This week I went up the mountains with an old friend Annie to celebrate her upcoming birthday. I chose to visit Lilianfels in Katoomba as I had been wanting to check it out for a while and this seemed like the perfect opportunity!  Lilianfels is just outside of Katoomba, sitting […]


My friend Claire works at the Sydney Sky Tower and after a dismal start to my day (I missed my flight to Melbourne) she suggested that I come up for a complete Sydney Tower experience. If I couldn’t be a tourist in Melbourne, I might as well be one in […]

Tourist in my own city -Sydney Tower

What is it about humans and light? We all laugh at moths when they relentlessly circle a candle, and yet the same thing is seen around a bonfire at a campground with people! In 1879 somewhere between 70,000 and 100,000 people flocked to Blackpool in England to watch 8 electric […]

A visit to VIVID