Margaret River Charity Auction

The Margaret River Cowparade grand finale will take place on 10th July 2010 at Signal Park Busselton. Bid for your favourite cow, or just enjoy drinks and canapes as the auction takes place. Tickets … [Read more...]

Best Selling Author comes to Capel

She’s blond, gorgeous and composed. Not the sort of woman you can imagine against a backdrop of rugged mountain ranges and rough-tough cattle drovers,  let alone running million acre cattle stations … [Read more...]

The Good Life in Balingup

Robert Holden, quoting Freddie Frankl in the book 'Shift Happens' (Hodder & Stoughton) says that, "The meaning of life is made not found", while Freddie's internationally acclaimed uncle, Viktor … [Read more...]

Thought for the day

Meandering along the leafy lanes of Margaret River. Grapes ripening, vines beginning to turn red and gold, we were far away from any rat race. And then we saw this sign ... It was at Olio … [Read more...]

The Stingrays of Hamelin Bay

Picture this ... a white sandy beach ...the sea, a duck-egg-shell blue, and warm waves licking the tips of your toes. Heaven. But it gets better. There are Stingrays in the shallows.... One, … [Read more...]

Artist at large

Swallows Welcome. We found it down a rutted track, surrounded by tall indigenous Australian trees. It's the chapel you notice first, a small mudbrick and timber building with a sign above the … [Read more...]

Udderly Creative

Over the hills and far away, down in the Margaret River region, the cows are out to play. Yes, you too can be entertained as I was, 'Till the Cows Come Home'  by lifesize Moo-art, featuring among … [Read more...]

Taking the first step

There's a saying that goes something like ... the distance is nothing, it's only the first step that's difficult, and isn't that true for so many things? Moving abroad is like that too ...  Putting … [Read more...]

When you come to a fork in the road, take it – Yogi Berra

Albany or Denmark? The road forked, we made a choice based on a whim, and we were not disappointed. That's the nice thing about a life on the move or living abroad ... you get to explore, based on … [Read more...]

It’s a funny old world

Elton John's belting out, "I was made in England", from the album of the same name ... and so was I (made in England) but here I am now a Pommie in the great land of Aus. We're heading south to the … [Read more...]

Make voyages

"Make voyages, attempt them, there's nothing else", said Tennessee Williams, and if you think that by the time you get to the end of this sentence 100,000 of your cells will have died,  it makes sense … [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...]

Tell me more about Zigazag

Welcome to ZIGAZAG. An Australian ‘Blogazine’, connecting you to the interesting, beautiful, cool or just plain wacky in Australia and beyond. Making connections, sharing conversations and … [Read more...]