Australia: Family Style

May 26, 2010
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Earlier this week I launched my new website Autralia: Family Style.  It’s something I’ve been thinking about doing for a long time, so I’m really excited to see it come to fruition. Australia: Family Style was borne out of my own family’s love of travelling around Australia and my frustration at having to scour dozens [...]

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Play things

April 13, 2010
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Over Easter we piled into the car and took the caravan down to Eagle Point, in Gippsland.  As always, the kids were very excited about going away.  Perhaps even moreso this time, because we managed to squeeze their bikes into the car. Eagle Point was a great central location for exploring east Gippsland and the [...]

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Big Banana, Coffs Harbour

October 8, 2009
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Image by sixty4coupe One of the attractions that was on our must do list on our recent holiday to the Coffs Coast was The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour.  I can remember as a child listening with awe to stories of visits to this famous landmark. I tried to convince Mum and Dad on an [...]

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Road Trip Tips

October 7, 2009
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Our recent road trip up to the Coffs Coast involved nearly 3,000 km (about 1,860 miles) of driving.  That doesn’t include sightseeing once we got there.  All in all we spent a good 2 1/2 days in the car each way.  I knew the road trip would be tough on the kids.  We have a [...]

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Weekend Reading

August 22, 2009
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This weekend we’re off on a roadtrip. Not too long this time; only a couple of hours each way, down to my folks in Western Victoria. The kids are well used to this trip and have planned what they want to take to make the journey pass more quickly – iPods, drink bottles, a toy [...]

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Port Welshpool Photos

August 11, 2009
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These are a selection from some photos I’ve just added to my gallery from our wet and windy visit to Port Welshpool.  They were taken during our recent trip to south Gippsland, when we stayed in Toora. Port Welshpool is a small town with a reasonably large fishing fleet.  It was home to the Seacat [...]

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