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Out of my comfort zone with Wild Women on Top

I arrive for my adventure challenge and I’m greeted by Trek training leader Jo Vartanian.  I’m not sure I’m up for the challenge. It’s cold, a little bit wet and that Point looks like a mountain from here. Then I meet the other Wild Women on Top (WWOT) trekking ladies Michele, Christine, Mary, Karen, Barbara and […]

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Dreamhouse Wednesday

The kids have eye spy, I have when I win Powerball I’m going to buy my Dreamhouse Wednesday. I play it pretty much everywhere I go.  One day my numbers will come in. Hope you like this week’s lush, hillside hideaway. Thanks Don and Marie it was a great weekend x NSW Powerball jackpot tomorrow […]

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Australia’s Top 100 Cafes

I love my daily cup of coffee, preferably while I’m out and about.  It’s my one little treat each day. Beanhunter have just released their take on Australia’s top 100 Cafe’s for 2014.  Sadly none made it in for my home town of Thirroul but their are some great ones near by in Sydney and across […]

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Beaches and big surf in the northern Illawarra

  On a Grand Pacific drive to Wollongong, you will struggle to keep your eyes on the road as the spectacular scenery reveals itself to to you.  Head to Sandon Point when the surf’s big and you’ll see that surfing in and out of the water is a past time. On a good weekend, a dozen surfers in […]

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Hotel Urban St Kilda Melbourne Australia

Hotel Urban St Kilda Melbourne is no prince but there is plenty of milk. 35-37 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Victoria 3182 Australia +61 3 8530 8888 https://hotelurban.com.au/melbourne We’d stayed at The Prince before. It was just around the corner from Hotel Urban St Kilda in Fitzroy Street.  Being unorganised and unsure we’d make it to the 40th […]

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Travel review- Diamant Hotel Brisbane $99

It was 46 degrees and we came to a unanimous decision, a non-airconditioned city stay at my sisters (sorry Sarah!) was not an option.  Straight to wotif.com where we found a ‘hot deal’ $99 of air-conditioned glory at Diamant Boutique Hotel, Spring Hill, Brisbane. Service Flawless.  The lovely lady at reception had our booking (I’d […]

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Travel review – Grand Medina Sydney

Located on the corner of Bathurst and Kent Street Sydney is the Medina Grand Sydney. With car parking on-site* and self contained suites that include full kitchens, washing machine, dryer and a separate bedroom with television, they are the perfect choice for families with kids. We have two boys 16 weeks and three years and […]

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