Tag Archives: Western Australia

5 unforgettable animal encounters

Someone recently arrived at my blog by searching ‘Kangaroos at Lucky Bay’ which is a beach in Esperance, Western Australia. Lucky Bay is famously popular who roos who love to hang out and provide the most Aussie photo opp imaginable. … Continue reading

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Swimming with Whale Sharks

Have you ever ticked off a bucket list item without realising it was there in the first place? Back in 2014, Andy and I took an impromptu trip to Coral Bay in Western Australia after our original destination was on … Continue reading

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10 things you should know about moving to Kalgoorlie-Boulder

If you’ve read my blog for a while (or read the About page!) you might know that before I embarked on this amazing adventure I used to live in a small regional city in the West Australian Goldfields called Kalgoorlie-Boulder. … Continue reading

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Australia Day Weekend Wrap

Instalment three of Project Mini Break (also known as three weekends at the beach in a row) wrapped up on Monday after the Australia Day long weekend in Hopetoun. Hopetoun is a tiny spec on the WA south coast 160km … Continue reading

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A visit to Fossick Handmade

Tucked away behind the main street of Kalgoorlie is a little haven of art, craft, jewellery and fashion known as Fossick Handmade. Part gallery, part shop, Fossick provides hours of browsing (and buying) delight bound to make even the most … Continue reading

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The kindness of strangers

Over the weekend my fellow journos Kara, Gloria and I headed to Rawlinna (just over 1000 kilometres east of Perth) for the annual Nullarbor Muster. It’s a big rodeo on the edge of the Nullarbor (aka the middle of nowhere) … Continue reading

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Kalgoorlie Cup

There were hats, drunk people and the occasional glimpse of a horse. In other words completely indistinguishable (correct spelling, first try!) from the Melbourne Cup. Except in Melbourne there would probably be rain and or gale force winds. That came … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse

Before, during, after. Today I was innocently lying on my bed looking at things on the interwebs when the world began to end. The sky turned red, trees and fences came crashing down and the lights started to flicker. Today … Continue reading

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Ladies Day at the races

Just a few happy snaps from the races yesterday. The weather was phenomenal- 29 degrees celsius & not a cloud in the sky. This whole week has been hectic with Race Round festivities. And yes I did get a very … Continue reading

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Welcome to Australia. Where everyone hates each other.

One of the first differences I observed upon moving from the east coast of Australia to the west coast was this: all over food packaging, advertising and various media the ultimate selling point over here is ‘Made in Western Australia’, … Continue reading

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