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House Sitting Mika in Brighton

When you travel as often as we do it really limits you to have pets of your own. House & Pet Sitting is our way of getting some animal love and care in our souls. These past 6 weeks here in Brighton with Mika, a long-haired German Shepherd dog has been fuel for the soul. […]

Wivenhoe Dam, Lake Wivenhoe & Cormorant Bay

Today we went out for a drive. House sitting in Warner is close to Wivenhoe Lake and a very pleasant drive through the D’aguilar State Forest & Mount Glorious with views to Mount Nebo and the Western Window Lookout. We’d driven across the Wivenhoe Dam before but never stopped for a look around, this time […]

A Quick Stop at the Yatala Pie Restaurant

I can’t believe that even whilst living on the Gold Coast we never ventured to the Yatala Pie shop just off the Pacific Motorway at exit 38, we would have driven past at least 100 times. So today we had nothing planned for snacks and with hunger setting in we spontaneously pulled off the M1 […]

Getting Hippy with it in Nimbin

Nimbin has certain known characteristics to it. It’s a full-on Hippy town where smoking pot is an everyday thing, amongst other things. Not really my scene one bit, but as we’re house sitting close by it was time for a visit. It was not planned I might add, we went out to see the Channon […]

Channon Markets near Lismore NSW

The Channon Markets can be found in The Channon which is central between Lismore & Nimbin in northern NSW. They are on the 2nd Sunday of each month between 9am and 3pm. No pets are allowed and there is plenty of parking for $2. The market itself had a variety of stalls ranging from hand […]