Kalgoorlie The Gold Capital of Australia

Kalgoorlie is one of those places you’ll either love or hate. It’s not a lie by the beach and read a book kind of town, but rather a place that begs to be explored. "It's like the Wild West," my … [Read more...]

13 Fabulous Things To Do in Fremantle on a Long Weekend

One of the great things about living in the South West is that we have a smorgasbord of choice when it comes to where to go for a long weekend. Should we head south to the forests, wine estates and … [Read more...]

Fire and Ice in Quirky Nannup

There aren't many places in the world where you can go for a pee in a public toilet block and listen to the  Hallelujah Chorus being sung by a local choir right outside as they practice for their … [Read more...]

What’s it like to be a Tour Guide in the Australian Outback

Have you ever wanted to pack up, sell up and hit the road big time? Ever asked yourself, how could I do it for a living - what's it like to be a tour guide? A Life on the Road in the Australian … [Read more...]

Life in Perth and First Impressions of Western Australia

Life in Perth and what to expect in Western Australia. Life in Perth is quite different to anywhere else in Australia, especially the Eastern seaboard. It's quieter this side of the country, … [Read more...]

The real truth about dining out in South West Australia

Call me long in the tooth, call me Humbug,  but there are certain things that tick me off these days and one of them is paying good money for mediocre food in restaurants that offer bad … [Read more...]

Where’s the best place in the world to live? Dare I say this?

Best Place in the World? I live in South Western Australia, and guess what? I think it's the best place in the world to live. "Why's that?" I hear you ask as you think to yourself. "Actually, … [Read more...]

Help! It’s a Melanoma. Why you should get your skin checked regularly.

This post has been updated: Please wait a moment while it redirects to the most recent post about melanomas at Lifestyle Fifty. There’s a moment in everyone’s life when you suddenly stop sweating … [Read more...]

13 Things to do in Busselton – The event capital of the South West

You won't be short of things to do in Busselton. In fact there's always something going on these days, whether it's a music festival or an international iron man event, or the jetty swim or a … [Read more...]

6 healthy weight loss tips. Week two.

Do it Lose 5 - Healthy weight loss. It's week two on ZigaZag's lose 5kgs the healthy way, and I hope if you're tagging along that you had a successful first week? If you missed part one, then here … [Read more...]

Australian Bloggers making waves in 2013 and beyond

I believe that 2013 is going to be the year for Australian Bloggers, and I truly think that we shall make big waves on the world blogging scene. It's been coming on for a few years, but this year I … [Read more...]

6 Tips for setting New Year Resolutions, and Why Western Australia is such a great place for New Beginnings.

New Beginnings in Western Australia We've survived the Mayan New Year, so the world isn't going to end just yet. Don't know about you, but I'm pretty glad about that.  There are still so many places … [Read more...]

Amazing Western Australia 2012 Highlights in 113 Pictures.

Living in Western Australia. What a year it's been. And how lucky I've been to continue exploring Western Australia. I still wake up everyday counting my blessings to be living in such a beautiful … [Read more...]

Sunset & Sunrise Saturday

Do you love a golden Sunset? I know I do. And since we moved to Western Australia, we've been blessed with the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. WA is a fabulous place for sunsets and a … [Read more...]

10 best family holiday destinations in Australia but little mention of Western Australia. Hmm, do you agree … the best, or not?

Today, I'm posting a fun infographic about family holiday destinations in Australia, some of which I agree with, others of which I don't. What is sad is that Western Australia is mentioned so … [Read more...]

2 Easy Bike Trails around Margaret River Western Australia

Rail Trail bike ride.  Margaret River Western Australia It was nearly a case of 'last seen lost in forest' as He Himself and I set out with some friends for what was to be a leisurely bike ride in … [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...]

When to Visit Western Australia.

Before you plan your trip to Western Australia, tie up your shoelaces properly. But I’m not wearing lace-up shoes, I hear you say as you wonder if I’ve lost the plot. Hold on a minute, bear … [Read more...]

Writing Workshops in Western Australia and my brand new Online eCourse: Writing for Publication.

I love facilitating writing workshops and recently I've been lucky enough to be helping other writers and running a series of 'Writing for Publication'  workshops at the very lovely Lyndendale Gallery … [Read more...]

10 Life Skills You Can Learn From Travel – Western Australia to Timbuktu

Travelling is a great eye opener. I've been travelling the world for most of my life, but now my gypsy heart is happy to live in Western Australia. I hope you enjoy these dreamy and quirky photos of … [Read more...]