A tour of the local beaches was a wonderful way to spend our last day in Margaret River. Even if you’re not a wine fan, this is still an absolutely amazing area that embraces everything that symbolises the Australian culture and way of life. We barely scratched the surface, but I am leaving with the confirmation that this is a magical place for me – I will be back, when and for how long are still too seen.
Carpe Diem (seize the day) is a sentiment that I try to live my life by. I embrace life and all of its curveballs that swings my way to see where they may lead. Gianfranco, the winemaker at Carpe Diem, too embraces this as his way of life, wine making choices and knowledge sharing.
two in Margaret River, and I find myself full circle a year later at the birthplace of this magical wine dream, House of Cards.
Day One in Margaret River (MR), and any remaining fear that I had about this new path quickly subsided as we pulled up at Mr Barvel. With great timing, we arrived alongside the 6am morning hand harvest of the Malbec grape, which was a pleasant surprise as MR is better […]
For me, travelling with a purpose was, firstly, to get there (wherever “there” was), visit the top 10 attractions, tick the bucket list and, perhaps most importantly, to say, “oh yes! I’ve been there, it’s really amazing”.Last year, towards the end of a 32-day trip, that perspective shifted, dramatically. The […]
Having barely read the first few pages, I close the book momentarily to chuckle at the irony. The Celestine Prophecy delves straight into the theme of divine synchronicities and meaningful coincidences. It’s been no more than three days since I have booked my next pilgrimage; this time to the echoes […]
When you travel, you step outside the confines of your normal day-to-day environment or life. Leaving you’re normal environment forces you out of your normal routine, which is made up of automated habits. Some you may have consciously developed, others may have evolved as a result of the “butterfly effect” […]
I was given “The Alchemist” as a gift from a soul that dwells by the side of my soul in the very depths of our hearts, yet we are still lost amongst the swirling winds of life. Ironically, Paulo Coelho tells the story of a young shepherd boy named Santiago […]