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Spring time on Norfolk Island

Spring is the great rejuvenator, the renewal of life. Spring unleashes beauty. It is nature detox. A living spa. Nowhere does spring better than Norfolk Island. Nowhere. Spring is when the birds abound & bird watches, walkers & visitors are amazed at the wide variety of seabirds. Shearwaters flying just above the sea, the Kingfisher,…

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Springtime on Lord Howe

The air invigorates, the champagne sparkling water warms. The flowers, birds & fish outnumber the humans. Romance has returned to nature. Feeding fish swirl the ocean surface. Spring seduces silently. Palm trees sway in the breeze as the backdrop of mountains; ocean & lagoons teem with life. Red tailed tropic birds breed on the ridges…

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How to start friendships in your 50s and 60s

How to start friendships in your 50s and 60s

Does it feel as though your social life is off taking more regular holidays now that you’re over 50? Prioritise your friendships - good friends are great for your well being. In this article, we’ll explore some ideas to give your social network a boost in your 50s and 60s. What’s happening to your social…

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Solomon’s Gold

By Wayne Dixon Our air conditioned flight is coming to an end & it just doesn’t seem right. Here I am on board Solomon Air’s Flight from Brisbane to Honiara & I’m wishing it was longer. It’s not often I’ve wished that.  From up here the town of Honiara stretches further than I imagined hugging…

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Visit the Lockyer Valley

If it’s keeping active you’re after, there’s plenty to see and do in the Lockyer Valley… The Country Challenge on Campus is a family fun day at the University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus. Held each October to coincide with Mental Health Week, the event raises funds for Beyond Blue. The day includes a five kilometre…

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It’s Spring and the Travel Bug is Hitting

Spring brings out the travel bug in all of us. Something in the air, entices us to explore. The chance of romance in a far off location. An exotic encounter, spice in the islands, the mind wanders…. This strange phenomena is known as wanderlust. Exotic ports, the scent of incense burning all raise our oxytocin.…

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