Miami Retro

Yesterday my sister and I were face with a very difficult question – what to do on the Gold Coast on a budget when the weather is beautiful but slightly too cold for swimming? Well after thorough research (with no help from “Siri”) we found Bike Central in Mermaid Beach which offers half day bicycle … Continue reading

Flower Fields

So I’m starting a new job tomorrow and I figure, why get a good night’s rest beforehand when I could be writing a new blog post instead! Seems only logical. I realise these photos are long overdue since sunflowers are only in bloom in Australia until late January and it’s now April. Better late than never I … Continue reading


A couple of weeks ago my youngest sister and I headed down to Burleigh Heads beach at 5am to take some photos and watch the sunrise. Unfortunately we were about 10 minutes too late to see the sunrise but we did get some great shots. My sister, Irene, is a great little dancer!

Maizuru Castle Park

On a free day back in the summer I ventured to Yamanashi Prefecture with the intention of visiting the Shosen Valley, located near the city Kofu. I couldn’t find much information on the place, but access seemed relatively easy – catch a train to Kofu, then take the bus up the mountain. Unfortunately what I … Continue reading

In the Golden Afternoon

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon in summer than wandering through sunflower fields, somewhere in the countryside of Japan.  


Hello world! It’s been a while so I thought I’d come back with a bang – literally! If there’s one thing I’ve learnt, and love, about Japan is that there’s always something to look forward to in every season; the vibrant colours of the autumn leaves, the illuminations during winter, the short but oh-so-sweet cherry … Continue reading

La Playa

While I’m hardly your typical “True Blue Aussie” (people are often surprised to find I’m Australian) there’s one particular trait I haven’t lost – my inability to cope with temperatures below 10°C. You’d think after 5 properly cold winters I would have acclimatised, but with snow forecast for tomorrow there’s not place I’d rather be … Continue reading