Just Do It – So I Did!

How often do you travel on an impulse? Can you do that or, like me, are you usually a planner? I tend to plan well ahead. European holidays can be a couple of years in the making, usually because I need to save plenty of money. My trip next May to Nepal was booked...

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Braving the Blue Tongue.

It’s interesting to see how my decision to travel to Nepal next May and trek to Everest Base Camp has exposed me to so many new experiences. Having to train for this trip has forced me out of the comfort of home and opened up the world of flora and fauna to me. I’ve...

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They’re out there somewhere!

Exhilarating is what I called it. Most of the other sixty people on that boat thought otherwise. My grandson’s 13th birthday fell at the beginning of September, I told him that I’d take him and a friend whale watching but that we’d leave it till mid October so that...

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Mandurah – Betwixt & Between

Mandurah is trying to find itself. It’s having a bit of trouble deciding exactly what it wants to be. Mandurah, an hour south of Perth, has always been a sleepy little backwater but a very attractive backwater all the same. It holds precious memories for my family....

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A Little Whimsy from the West

You generally don't expect to see cows in the main street - of anywhere. But I had to do a double take as I drove into Cowaramup a couple of days ago. I know I'd been driving for 3 hours but I really didn't think I was seeing things. Apparently the Lions Club and the...

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Retreat – ing

It’s spring in the south west of Western Australia. A perfect time and place to get in a bit of rest, relaxation and writing and maybe even a bit of training for next year. There’s still eight months to go and I’m feeling pretty confident that I’m getting somewhere...

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