I was asked what I thought about the recently brokered “media reforms” in Australia. These include: Continue reading “Australian media reforms”
This remarkable, striking picture is a limited-edition hand-made print of an etching by Vincenza Poneti from Florence, Italy.
Bungendore is a small town about 40km from Canberra towards the coast. It’s a popular stopover in summer for Canberra residents heading to the beach.
It’s also worth a visit in its own right, with plenty to see.
There are heritage buildings, distinctive cafes and an array of stores offering curiosities such as collectables, antiques, woodwork and leather craft. Continue reading “Bungendore”
Visiting the Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston is one of my Sunday rituals. The markets are literally just across the road. They offer an array of food, crafts and other goodies.
There are regular stalls featuring Jordanian, Ethiopian, Lao, Greek and Turkish cuisine, along with bratwurst, which I haven’t been game to sample yet for fear of the calorie intake! Continue reading “Gözleme”
There must be a reason why food processors choose packaging that’s much bigger than required to hold the product and I’m sure it’s nothing to do with informing consumers. Continue reading “Misleading packaging”
When visiting a region for the first time I like to sample local food. Continue reading “Southern Highlands fare”
The Wingecarribee River Weir was a wonderful discovery during my recent visit to the NSW Southern Highlands.
I hadn’t seen this picturesque hidden gem in any tourist promotions and found it by accident while on a morning run from Moss Vale. Continue reading “Wingecarribee River Weir”
The falls drop 81 metres from a sheer escarpment to a forested valley below. There are rim walks on either side, both offering lookouts with excellent viewing platforms. Continue reading “Fitzroy Falls”