Farm Life

Cat in the canola.JPGOn our recent trip back to my home town we were lucky enough to house sit on a farm. The lure of an old farm house, wide open spaces, a warm cosy fire to sit by was too much to pass up. In return we had to feed a few animals which gave the children great joy.

Turning onto the dirt road and seeing a cloud of red dust in the review mirror made me feel at ease. A reminder of the country life I had left behind.Read More »

Dalwallinu and Petrudor Rocks

Pioneer WallDalwallinu will always be my home. It is the place I grew up, where 4 generations have lived. This is the longest I have been away from my home and I had a strong urge to return to my roots. Show my children what country life is like.

Dalwallinu is located 252 kilometres north east of Perth, a place of wheat and wattle. A wheat and sheep farming town but also known for it’s wildflowers. From July to October the country side bursts into bloom with a large variety of wildflowers.

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5 Feel Good Ideas in Nature

5 Feel good ideas in nature

Nature play has so many benefits for children but what about us adults? When I am surrounded by nature I feel calmer, my mind clears and my body relaxes.

My mood changes when I am am in nature and I have a relaxed state of mind. I don’t even realise that I feel stressed yet I can feel my body relax, the tightness around my chest and shoulders disappears. My body relaxes and I finally I feel like I can breathe.

I have come up with a list of things you can do when you are in nature to help you feel better. Help you feel calmer and relaxed, even if it is just a a few minutes.Read More »

Resorts in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

RESORTS IN KOTA KINABALU.jpgKota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah state located in the north of Borneo. With pristine beaches and lush tropical rain forests it is a nature lovers paradise. Climb Mt Kinabalu, visit the Orang-Utans or spend your days relaxing in a resort.

People often ask me where is the best place to stay in Kota Kinabalu. With over 10 years of experience in the travel industry negotiating hotel rates and producing travel brochures I have seen many of the resorts. Below is the resorts I can highly recommend.Read More »

5 Tips to getting great candid photos

5 tips on getting great canded shots.jpgGetting natural photos of my children is something I always struggle with. My mission is to become a better photographer and capture beautiful moments of our adventures. While I don’t put close up photos of my children on the blog, I want them to have private images to look back on when they are older.

Hollie Mackenzie a Perth Lifestyle Photographer has given me some tips to improve my photography. Kindly she has shared her tips on how to get great candid photos.Read More »