Five Child-Friendly Activities in the Gympie Area

Poor Gympie, always getting the rough end of the holidaying stick from its pretty blonde-haired Sunshine Coast cousins: Noosa and Rainbow Beach. An old gold mining town with little sex appeal apart from its plethora of farming machinery stores and The G Spot (the town's adult shop), it's reputation was not improved in our household when … Continue reading Five Child-Friendly Activities in the Gympie Area

8 Noosa holiday tips for the exhausted or lazy.

I’ve written about what to do in Noosa if it’s raining, what it’s like in the Noosa Everglades and the unbridled joys of over-holidaying. But it’s time to bring on a bit of realism and talk about what you should do in Noosa if you’re exhausted, really lazy or just prefer to expend as little … Continue reading 8 Noosa holiday tips for the exhausted or lazy.

The day we broke our house.

Warning: contains the odd f-bomb. Okay, the title is misleading in by 'house' I mean campertrailer and by 'broke' I mean completely fucked. But what's a camping story without a few anecdotes of how it was all a bit awful so that all the non-camping folk can feel better about staying in a 3 and … Continue reading The day we broke our house.

Camping for Families and Tweens: Noosa’s North Shore

There are certain people you walk through life with. Parents, partners, friends, family. In the case of Peckerhead and Cam, we stumbled through many bars and our late twenties and early thirties with them. We marched in a much more poised manner down the aisle one after the other. In the newest chapter we finally … Continue reading Camping for Families and Tweens: Noosa’s North Shore

Back in the saddle: Camping again after an 11 month hiatus.

We lived in a camper trailer for most of last year while we travelled around Australia. It was awesome. But when we got back, setting fire to that camper trailer ‘accidentally’ and claiming the insurance had gone from a throw away line at gatherings to a serious thought process involving the gas hob and some … Continue reading Back in the saddle: Camping again after an 11 month hiatus.

How to Smell Less: A Review of Noosa Basics Alley Oop Deodorant Cream

THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST (THOUGH THE ORGANIC STORE YOU'RE BUYING THE WINE NEXT TIME WE MEET) It is well known that I like to dabble in hippy. There was the spurning of shampoo for 6 weeks (disastrous), the date and cacao phase (I liked it but Fiela yearned for CWA chocolate cake) and then … Continue reading How to Smell Less: A Review of Noosa Basics Alley Oop Deodorant Cream

The Noosa Everglades: A lesson in how to self drive your boat into a frightening waterway.

My husband has a long history of risk-taking behaviours (many of them boat related) which I won’t list here because let’s face it- I don’t have the time for that kind of encyclopaedic epic. If you want a little taster though, you can read about how he nearly killed us all in Arnhem Land (it's towards … Continue reading The Noosa Everglades: A lesson in how to self drive your boat into a frightening waterway.