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Fishheads Byron Bay

Why Wategos, Byron and Fishheads are my happy place A favourite of mine is Byron Bay, especially Wategos Beach around under the light house. It’s one of my “happy places” where…

Good Ole Fashion English Food and Road Side Blackberries

Well I can’t say I have ever rated the Brits as foodies. In fact I had resigned them to “amateur cooks” in my head until I ventured to the Cotswolds. …

Germany in the Gold Coast Hinterland

Some people find it strange that nestled in the Hinterlands behind the sub-tropical town of the Gold Coast is a little bit of Europe. Bavarian style, come Swiss influence, the popular tourist…

Point Danger Cafe D’Bar

One of my favourite local day-get-aways is a visit to Point Danger and Coolangatta south of the Gold Coast. I always feel on holiday when I am in the neighbourhood…

Fingal

Kingscliffe, Mexicans and French winnings

Our Sunday finds us pottering along the Northern Rivers seaside towns of Fingal and Kingscliffe where we stumble across Baja, celebrating the famous Mexican day Cinco De Maya. The day…

My interview by World Chef Samantha Gowing

Samantha is a Byron Bay Foodie and chef and today she is interviewing me. We connected a few years back at lifestyle and health resort Gwinganna where we both have…

Tassie Bush, Old Mates and Fresh Air at Coopers Hill

For a few years now, my dear friends Rachel and Pete have been creating a living art space in the Tassie wilderness (secret address) which they have affectionately called Coopers…

Frogmore's winery

Heston who? Frogmore Creek surpasses all!

The Tassie black pepper is still exploding on my tongue as I pass through the “hugs now” security check at the Hobart Airport. But nothing, can compare with the magic afternoon…