Hervey Bay


The first time I went whale watching in Australia was in July 2010. We got the ferry out to Stradbroke Island, which is off the coast of Brisbane. From there we stared out at the sea from the beaches and sometimes from the cliffs, for about five hours. All we saw was, well, the sea… [...]


Time for a couple of nice and gentle riverside Friday videos. When I was in Western Australia last month, as you know, I spent Four Days in Margaret River. Well, not just me, Mrs Bob and Elizabeth as well. Or more than one occasion I had a slip of the tongue and instead of saying [...]


Back in 2011 I wrote a post called Whale Watching on the Gold Coast, Australia and in it you will see a video called The Truth About Whale Watching. Last week I featured a reprint of one of my Australia and New Zealand magazine articles which was called Whale Watching in Australia: What’s it Really [...]

Fraser Island

It seems quite a while ago that I was at Hervey Bay enjoying a short break, which I’m sure you have all read about in my post called Sun, Sea, Sand and a Place to Chill. Shortly after that break, as I’m sure you also know, huge areas of South East Queensland were hit with [...]


As I mentioned in my post on Wednesday called Heading North for a Quick Australian Summer Holiday Break, I headed north last Sunday for a quick Australian summer holiday break. Yes, I like it when a title tells it exactly how it is. What I didn’t tell you though, is exactly where I went. It [...]