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Rye is dazzled by urban theatre

As a kid I had my share of tredding the boards at the local theatre.  I never made it to the lead role – I was usually cast as the ‘character’ or anything involving a liberal serve of musical ham – think Eliza Doolittle’s Dad in Pygmalion, the Girl Who Couldn’t Say No in Oklahoma, or The Drunk in Ibsen’s The Insect Play. There was that one time I was cast in the romantic lead as Wendy in Peter Pan ( though wearing a Grandma nightie on stage isn’t all that flattering). But it WAS theatre, and it was dazzling. Continue Reading →

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Hands-on, minds-on Peninsula park fun

I love nothing more than a good romp in the outdoors with the squids over summer. My pick for top local outdoor play and learn spaces are the Junior Ranger programs at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Point Nepean National Park, Coolart Wetlands and Historic Homestead and Collins Settlement near Sorrento.   Continue Reading →

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Broome – a polished and tarnished pearl

Broome is a paradox. It’s all white sand, red dust, gleaming pearls and glaring social challenges. It’s a town which confounds you. An exotic pearling history shimmying alongside a multi-cultural and indigenous mix of people, visitors emerging from dusty, desert drives or sparkling city flights for adventures. Stunning ocean backdrop and harsh, thirsty soil. Continue Reading →

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A little eco-luxury with our view please

We’re no strangers to Fraser Island. It’s the third time here for The Skipper, the second for me, and it’s a whole new world of adventure about to open up for the Squids as we explore the world’s largest sand island. It’s a first however, for us all to sink our heads onto the pillows of Kingfisher Bay Resort.

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