Geographe Crush Wine Exhibition

They say that "Old wine and old friends are best," now while that may be true for some, I have to say that in my four years' living in the South West I've found that new wine and new friends are in no … [Read more...]

6 Waterside Restaurants to rave about in Bunbury, Western Australia

When the sun is shining and the day is long, what better way to while away an hour or so than sitting at a waterfront restaurant in Western Australia and watching the world go by? He Himself … [Read more...]

10 Tips for taking great flower photos when you’re at home or away.

Spring in Western Australia. I love it. Everything is fresh and new after the winter rains and the colours are amazing. Yes, it’s wild flower season in WA which means that the forests, coastal … [Read more...]

Why is the East so Captivating? Bollywood and Bling came to Bunbury … and I found out.

What do you think of when you think of the East? Chances are it's the colours and the vibrancy that will spring first to mind along with notions of Bling and  Bollywood? For me, colour, vibrancy, … [Read more...]

Road Trips in Western Australia. Bunbury to Augusta.

Don't you love road trips? The sense of freedom and discovery that's inherent with life on the road is, for me, hard to beat. And Western Australia is a great State for road trips. There's not too … [Read more...]

How far is it from Perth to Bunbury?

You're not really alone! There are some long lonely roads heading to and from Perth, the most isolated city in the world, and the one heading south to Bunbury is no exception. Although Bunbury … [Read more...]

Bunbury Shore Lines Writing Festival

Shakiah Iriks, author Sally Murphy and Ashley McCann read out performance pieces at the Shore Lines opening event in Bunbury recently. Are you a storyteller, or a poet?  Do you fancy trying your hand … [Read more...]

Top Things to do and Places to see in Western Australia

There's so much to do in WA, but I don't know about you,  so little time to do it considering that, often, vast distances have to be covered to get to places. There are forests, and beaches and … [Read more...]

Koombana Bay

Sitting on the edge of Koomban Bay watching a Twilight Sail. Waiting for the promise of dolphins (about 120 Bottlenose Dolphins live in the bay). Enjoying the soft evening breeze and the promise of a … [Read more...]

How to live a champagne life on a beer budget

Spendthrift or saver, which are you when it comes to money?  Do you know how to live well on less money? Perth based author Maree Wrack was in Bunbury recently to talk about her book, “Champagne … [Read more...]

Magnificent Flying Machines

Scenic Flight Bunbury My tummy is churning and my palms are clammy. I’m a wimp. We are going on a truly exciting one hour scenic flight across Bunbury then on down the coast to Cape Naturaliste.  I … [Read more...]

Interesting facts about Bunbury

  I'm often asked by friends, relatives and people thinking of moving to Australia, "Why did you choose Bunbury?" as if we have ended up in the underbelly of the world or at very least … [Read more...]

Why live in Bunbury?

Did you know that according to a report in the Bunbury Mail about 2150 people moved to Bunbury in 2009/10? Most people apparently moved to Dalyellup, Eaton and Australind, and the seaside suburb of … [Read more...]

How to live like a millionaire for free

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.”  Proverb. They say it’s not how much you spend, but how much you keep that distinguishes the truly wealthy from … [Read more...]

Australia Day

It was a perfect sunny day for Australia Day in Bunbury; not too hot, not too windy, powder blue skies and gorgeous summer sun. We jumped on our bikes at 8am and rode into town watching people making … [Read more...]

Bunbury Rules! Check it out with these 10 Great things to do.

Bunbury's just two hours south of Perth if you take to the new highway, but many people choose to bypass the town on their way south, and in part this is probably to do with Bunbury's reputation that … [Read more...]

What makes life worthwhile?

Philosophers through the ages have suggested that life can be made worthwhile through art, love and the pursuit of knowledge. While all this is certainly holds true for me, landscape and being at one … [Read more...]