The Long Road to Ardbeg, Isle of Islay.

The Long Road to Ardbeg, Isle of Islay.

The crisp white wall of the distillery buildings and the signature name etched along the foreshore stands firm and concrete. I wandered down to the foreshore and skipped stones into the sea, smelt the freshness of the ocean and thought to myself, some things find a way to survive so long as they are loved.

The Sun Came Out On Islay

The Sun Came Out On Islay

It has rained on Islay for 105 days in a row. But today is the 106th day, and the sun has arrived back to Islay after a long, damp, dark winter. I too, have arrived.

Las Vegas, City of Survivors.

Las Vegas, City of Survivors.

When we triumph and when we fail – we go on. We begin again, we build more, we stretch more. If we fail but do not persevere, if we do not find another incarnation of ourselves, we do not survive.

Palm Cove: Gateway to a Tropical Holiday

It’s not often you get a call to say, Hey, you’re going to Palm Cove to stay in a 5 star beach resort for 7 nights and the bad news is, you have to take your best mate with you. My advice is when those calls come, be sure you answer the phone with a smile....
Last Outpost: Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail

Last Outpost: Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail

When you’ve run out of things to do on the magical coast of Far North Tropical Queensland, and the Great Barrier Reef has overwhelmed you – this is a great day out from downtown Cairns with spectacular views and a real insight into the history of this place.