Cockatoo Island

Taking its name from the sulfur-crested cockatoos that frequent it, Cockatoo Island is Sydney Harbour’s largest island. Continue reading


Lane Cove Riverside Walking Track

It has been unseasonably warm this weekend in Sydney – the warmest weekend since the start of June, so I was desperate to do something outdoorsy to make the most out of it.

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Blue Mountains


Sydney has been my home for nine months now – where is the time going?! A trip to the Blue Mountains has been on my to do list since day one of getting here, but something or other always crops up. Well, I finally visited on Easter Sunday, and it was a wonderful day in the fresh air and sunshine.  Continue reading

Spit Bridge to Manly

Back in February when I was living in Brisbane, I sent my resume to every magazine and publishing house in Sydney to offer my unpaid services. Continue reading