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MELBOURNE’S FABULOUS LANE WAYS

Published on April 30th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

I really loved exploring Melbourne’s laneways.  When I lived in Melbourne in the 50s and 60s it was a quiet, staid place and the laneways were hidden, empty, un-used. Their purpose was to provide back entrances ... Read More


Travel

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Travel To New Worlds-Gay Locations

Published on March 16th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Let’s face it, those in the gay community seem to have far more fun than the rest of us, so it makes sense to follow their instincts and holiday where they do. Check out these eight ... Read More


Italy

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Taormina in Sicily

Published on March 12th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Writing about the glamorous resort town of Taormina in Sicily recently, and wishing I was there right now (oh, the charm of the place) reminded me of another unforgettable town that sits high above Taormina. You ... Read More


Australia

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Ocean Adventures From Our Doorstep

Published on January 22nd, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas is almost 50% complete and promises the newest and most technologically advanced ship to ever call Australia home. It will debut down under in December 2016 and bookings are now ... Read More


Travel

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands life For me

Published on January 18th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Sometimes you are lost for words. Looking out to the sapphire waters of Aitutaki’s lagoon in the Cook Islands is one of them. How do you describe water so luminously blue it almost hurts the eyes? ... Read More


France

Rodin’s Gardens.

A Garden Romance

Published on January 15th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

On our many Paris visits, we’d never explored Rodin’s Gardens. There was always so much else to fit in. Not this time. The Thinker and The Kiss, Rodin’s most famous works, called to us. We’d passed ... Read More


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