Port Macquarie Part II: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Crowdy Head Lighthouse & North Brother Mountain

“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.” ― Mother Teresa Windy, windy Port Macquarie (Mid North Coast, NSW), with blue bottles, big beautiful blue skies and hot but pleasant summer highs. So [...]

Port Macquarie 2018/19 Part I: Flynns Beach

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Yves Cousteau It was wonderful to spend time in Port Macquarie, to be still and to take in a new year. We stayed near the beaches, close to Flynns Beach, where the sunrise made me feel at ease, [...]

Home Among the Gumtrees – Feature in Hornsby Advocate

I recently got a call from the Hornsby Advocate, which perked my spirits! Following on from my recent post Beautiful Ties and Bittersweet Memories, it was at the time I was preparing for my grandfather's funeral when I was asked to speak to the Hornsby Advocate about why I love where I live... and in [...]