Marketing Mackay: Queensland’s Coastal Treasure

Marketing Mackay: Queensland’s Coastal Treasure

Mackay is a wonderful tropical Queensland paradise – below are some of its highlights. Bluewater Lagoon Regional Queensland at it best with a lot to offer for not just me but the entire family. Nice to have places of interest from the local council to get...

Old Age and Independence

Old age and independence. It seems the more we age and become aged then we lose our independence. Getting older means being responsible and independent. We start to do things by ourselves. Be responsible for our actions. Basically being the boss of our life. When we...

Top Mother’s Day Treats

What are your top mother’s day treats? Because here it is again, same time every year. Every mother’s day we all try and look for the perfect gift for mum. The absolute, most perfect gift. Often would scour the internet for hours, ask friends and friends...
Life Through the Aussie Lens

Life Through the Aussie Lens

I took my teenage daughter to the movie adaptation of the Tim Winton novel, Breath, last night. It was a stunningly visual meditation on life through the Aussie lens, set in the 1970s on the south-west coast of Western Australia. Tim Winton did the narration himself...
Our Cultural Narrative

Our Cultural Narrative

To be an Australian in 2018 means what I wonder? Is it still that we are young and free, and girt by sea? Or, are we in the grip of a greed inspired by rapacious real estate prices for places we used to call home? Does the beach still beat at the skin of youthful...