Relax into Island Time at Ishigakijima
Post originally published here. “We live on different time here, Island Time… you can enjoy and relax” said the receptionist checking me into the hotel. Soon I became acutely aware of the flow of Island [...]
Aussie bush town hopes David Bowie can help revive its fortunes
Post originally published here. Thirty years since a tanned David Bowie rocked the dusty rural town of Carinda, the community is hoping the pop icon will be able to save it from extinction. Drought has [...]
HSC Student on the Bushfire Frontline
The HSC can be a stressful time for most High School students. Imagine cramming for exams after spending 12 hour shifts on the frontline fighting some of the worst bushfires the Blue Mountains have seen [...]
What to do tomorrow, Blue Mountains residents.
"We will all see each other after this, because we will be okay," was the opening line of a community meeting held at Blaxland High School tonight to prepare and inform residents about the bush [...]
The Tramp with a Heart of Gold.
The working day was over, I stood there, slightly frazzled, surrounded by a cloud of black business suits, waiting for a train to take me to my next commitment. I boarded the train and sat [...]
Perisher’s Ultimate Skibum.
As the Ultimate Skibum of Perisher, otherwise known as social media reporter, I have been living it up and updating the world about my adventures via a blog hosted on their powwow site which is [...]
Norton Plaza Community Kitchen Garden, Leichhardt
Post originally published here. While walking around Norton Plaza I often noticed signs referring to the Norton Plaza Community Kitchen Garden located on the rooftop. It wasn’t until my mum came to visit that [...]
Jolly Cafe, Leichhardt
Post originally published here. I moved to Leichhardt just over a month ago. This is where my dad grew up and he has often lead me and my family on little jaunts of nostalgia down [...]
Passionate promoter of Aboriginal culture
Julitha Walker, 1931-2009 Post originally published here. WITH her blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes, Julitha Walsh was an unusual person to bring Aboriginal culture to a national and world-wide audience before anyone [...]
The Paragon Cafe
Post originally published here. The Paragon café, an example of Katoomba's past pandering to the upper class tourist, is the perfect remedy for today's time poor society. The lighting is [...]