Smith’s Beach

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 encouraging you out of the armchair and into adventure.

Offering travel tips, feel good stories and inspiration.

Zigzagging between travel, lifestyle, food, wine and all things culture-liscious.

Perth’s night life

Hi, I’m Jo and I live in South Western Australia.

WA is amazing. It’s about the size of India, approximately half that of Europe and it covers one third of the continent of Australia. Perth’s nearest interstate city is Adelaide, a mere 2,700kms away. As yet, I have no intention of doing anything daft like traversing that distance with a camel, but there’s still time.

In the South West, where I live, there’s little traffic, a scant and scattered population; lots of white, uncrowded, sandy beaches; vineyards, rivers, inlets, estuaries, fruit growing areas, and towering forests. Further north of the State are largely undiscovered reefs and long stretches of beautiful, red, lonely hinterland;

SWA is inspiring … it makes you want to put on a rucksack and hiking boots, or grab your suitcase and swimmers, hitch the bike or the surfboard to the car and go somewhere interesting, do something different or see something unusual, maybe even indulge in a little pampering or retail. So come with me as I pay homage to food and wine, trips and travel, being active, reducing stress, eating healthily, as well as enjoying the little things that make life interesting – oh, and please don’t forget to have your say in the comments box.

At the end of the day, I hope this blog will be entertaining  and that you’ll enjoy stopping by. Most of all I’d like my experiences to lead you to reflect on your own life in a good way, and my writing to send out meaningful echoes.

Hop on, enjoy the ride! And remember … Live it! Love it! Do it!


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  2. Ingrid Rickersey

    Hi Jo
    Congrats on a fantastic website – you will be offered a job with the tourist bureau if you are not careful! I thought of Ferguson Valley which is close to Bunbury – a fabulous area with beautiful bush walks in the Crooked Brook Forest and wineries etc. I see you have been busy – well done…..

  3. Johanna

    Thank you Ingrid! Your comments are much appreciated. Happy exploring!

  4. Tom Pratt

    Love the site.
    In UK but moving to WA soon to join our 2 daughters & 6 grandchildren
    Can’t wait to explore then maybe contribute properly to your blog.

  5. Johanna

    Thanks, Tom and glad you like the site. Hope it will continue to spike your interest and make you even more excited about your upcoming move. Good luck with everything. Please let me know if there’s any information you’d like to see at that would help make the transition easier. All the best, Jo

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