News & Updates

  • My birthday!

    Hi everyone,It’s my birthday today so I am having a fabulous time planning a little get-to-gether for a few friends tonight. I know, I know, why am I doing all the work? At least I’m not making my own birthday cake. I can’t believe I used to do that! How sad!I love birthdays. We make …[ read more ]

  • Home again

    Hi everyone,I am home again and wishing I was back in Queensland! It was such a wonderful break. So much sunshine and so much fun. Fraser Island was the highpoint for me. I achieved a long held dream of swimming across Lake MacKenzie. The water was fresh and warm and the swim one of the …[ read more ]

  • Holiday bliss

    Hi everyone,I am having a relaxing time on Fraser Island after a few days in Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. I won’t tell you how many years ago I honeymooned on Fraser but it was a long time ago! It is still so unchanged, although the resort we are staying at is nothing like the …[ read more ]

  • Off to Queensland

    Hi everyone,I am about to leave on a holiday ( some novel research as well) in lovely gorgeous sunny Queensland. I am a little torn about leaving the dogs but they will be happy with my Dad looking after them. We begin at Noosa for a conference for my husband and then we go to …[ read more ]

  • The Race that stops a Nation

    Hi everyone,Well this Tuesday it is the Melbourne Cup-the race that is reputed to bring Australia to a standstill while it is run. I have witnessed it many times, how people from all walks of life suddenly stop what they are doing and turn on the TV or the radio. Even people who never or …[ read more ]