Each time I visit the Restoration Yard, situated in Dalkeith Country Park, I feel a sense of calm. It’s hard not to, whether you’re chilling in the Scottish sunshine in the Tuscan inspired courtyard, taking part in a yoga class in the Wellbeing Lab while watching a squirrel scurry up the hill, or relaxing with a coffee and gazing out over the stunning Orangerie. Continue reading
It was a sweltering hot afternoon when Gavin and I decided a jaunt on the train to Ipswich was in order. We headed to the free wildlife park to spot snakes & wallabies as well as a walk up to the water tower with a fantastic view of Brisbane in the distance and the surrounding suburbs. Continue reading
I’ve always had the notion of visiting Tasmania since finding out that my grandpa’s sister emigrated there as a young woman. That part of Australia, disconnected from the mainland, standing proud on its own. We only had 5 days there so we tried to do the best bits. Let me tell you about my experience and recommendations.