Remember how I said I was going to start travel writing?

And how I’m interested in meeting people of all kinds so I can interview them for my articles? Well, this weekend I met an incredible couple who have such an amazing story to tell that I think I could write it six – eight different ways and sell it to that many magazines too (at more

The Blue Mountain Torrent:

By Wang Wei (AD 699 – 759) From The Strathvea Music Festival – Musica Poetica;   It is said that those who make for the Yellow Flower River,   Must pursue this mountain stream,   And follow a myriad twists and turns among the hill ravines,   Although as the crow flies the distance is more

JOHN WOOD & THE AUSTRALIAN HAYDN QUARTET AT STRATHVEA

I went to a poetry reading today at Strathvea Guest House here in the Yarra Valley. I knew the poems were to be read by John Wood (an award winning actor here in Australia) but I had no idea they were going to be backed up by the breathtaking, whimsical and sometimes haunting music of more

We breathe again:

There was once a house that housed many tiny babies, The babies grew up and brought home friends and partners, And then the boarders came and strangers became friends, The house groans every morning as we wait for, The last car to drive out, The last person to click the garden gate, And join the more

Twenty surefire ways to tell you’re dating a user:

We all have our masks that we wear when we are out and about and putting our best foot forward, especially when it comes to meeting new people. And sometimes it can take a while for those masks to start to come off when you’re in a new relationship: you seem to spend a long more