In a few days time we will be on the road, heading east towards the other side of the country. The reality of leaving the west coast is sinking in hard and I've had to accept that these dreamy two years of living in what surely must be one of the most beautiful places on earth, is over. Such is life. It would be easy for me to slip into a malaise at this point, as I don't want to leave, but you know, change is inevitable and I'll save myself a lot of grief by being appreciati
The weather was a bit miserable last week. It was meant to be warm and Spring-like but instead it was mostly cold, wet and a little dour. I like to get out and about for a while every day but last week's dreariness had me stuck inside and by Thursday afternoon I was getting a bit of cabin fever. So, I decided late Thursday evening that I needed some serious nature time pronto. What did I do? Well, I went to hang with the whales the very next morning! Yay! I'm very lucky that
A couple of weeks ago I had the great pleasure of running another whale painting workshop through the awesome creative space Workshop Freo. This was my second workshop with them and it was just as wonderful as the first. But the absolute best thing about it was that there was the option to combine it with a morning whale watching tour with the best whale watchers around, Whale Watch Western Australia. Of course, I wasn't going to miss out on the whale watching fun and I had
I'm moving back to Queensland in 4 and a half months. I have mixed feeling about it. On the one hand I'll be happy to get back to my friends and family and my little fur ball, Venus. But on the other I will miss this place dearly, and especially all of the underwater adventures we have had here. For me, living by the sea has opened up a new wondrous world to me! I think you can see my passion for all things ocean related in my work and that is a direct result of living here.