A token female dilemma

I have short hair. Very short boy’s hair. In case you have not guessed, my hair means a lot to me. I used to have mermaid hair, it was so long I would… Continue reading

The very best item to pack

The one thing you can never leave home without when travelling is a head torch.Forget a change of underwear and a rain coat, aside from your passport- a head torch is all you… Continue reading

The charm of a dictatorship – Culture shock and everything in between.

Burma is a beautiful country and it is very hard to find someone who will contemplate harming or bothering you (exception: government officials) but in the major cities of Yangon and Mandalay, people… Continue reading

Queen no match for a King.

Having studied King Lear many years ago as a student, in all its glory of self-destruction and the dark, reality of the aging decline into madness, I thought it would be refreshing to… Continue reading

Worth the pilgrimage

Pilgrim coffee- 48 Argyle Street Hobart Good coffee in Hobart is extremely hard to find, especially on the weekend in the CBD. Almost every store is closed in Hobart from Friday afternoon so for… Continue reading

A weekend of gluttony – Darwin NT

For those of us in Melbourne who are fed up with the winter chills this year, the perfect long weekend getaway is Darwin. Often losing out to Sydney and the Sunshine Coast, Darwin… Continue reading

The Fair Cafe

135 Church Street Richmond There are cafes around Richmond popping up like the plague at the moment. With a recent addition in late July, the top end of Church Street gained its first… Continue reading