Pick Your Own Strawberries

Sensational, sumptuous, seasonal strawberries! It is difficult to describe or do justice to what real seasonal strawberries taste like, unless you’ve eaten them fresh. I love farm fresh fruit and vegetables because they are picked ripe off the tree, plant, bush or vine; at the right time of year. Strawberry Season It is the season for…

Afghanistan Avenue of Honour

Whenever I have walked down the Avenue of Honour, honouring the fallen, I feel this incredible heaviness. I’m not sure if it’s because as a mother with a son, who is alive and well, I feel such sadness at the loss these families have had to endure, and continue to endure.  I brought him to…

Lush Grass Change with Bulls

During my second career, my second husband suggested we head to the Atherton Tablelands, which I have always loved because of its bucolic rolling hills. However, we needed to find a property, with beef cattle in mind, which provided an income. Problem was that beef properties were beyond our reach, but dairy properties were a…