After watching a documentary on the ABC called War on Waste it made me think about how we live our lives. How we have become a throw away society. My family needs to change its behaviours so we can protect our environment for my children and future generations.Read More »
I channeled my inner cowgirl and headed off for a weekend of red dirt and rodeo watching!
Mullewa is usually a quiet town located 450 kilometres north of Perth. However when the annual Muster and Rodeo is on it attracts thousands of people to the town. Many of the contestants are from interstate and there were even a number of overseas competitors. All putting their skills to the test to win some prize money by competing in various events over the weekend.Read More »
A blank page in the diary for the weekend was staring at me! Do we stay home and get some chores done or go camping? Before you know it we were getting ready to spend a night in the bush.
“One night pack light” says Dixie. Is that even possible when you have children? I tried my best to just take the essential items.Read More »
People often tell me that they are envious of our adventures. We try and get away every six weeks and they are usually short camping trips. I decided to put the call out to all my friends and let them know that we were camping at Lake Brockman. Any one was welcome to join us and to my surprise we had 11 families take up the offer. It was a wonderful getaway for everyone and most of all I loved seeing the children enjoying nature.Read More »
On the 10th of each month I share 10 photos. This month is all about Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
Instead of catching the ferry to Rottnest Island like most people I decided to swim there instead! Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island.Read More »
Augusta is a place I have been to many times but just as a day trip from Margaret River. I have not spent quality time in Augusta until lately and I fell in love with the coastal town. It is a laid back town full of natural beauty. The town overlooks the Hardy Inlet and Flinders Bay is perfect spot for snorkelling and swimming.Read More »
Conto Campground is located 21 kilometers south of the tourist town of Margaret River in Western Australia (270kms south of Perth). To find the campground head out of Margaret River on the Bussell Highway, turn right onto Boodjidup Road, left onto Caves Road and then right onto Conto Road.Read More »