Making your home safer as we age

Making your home safer as we age

Home renovations often centre on upgrading the kitchen cabinets or selecting a new paint colour for the bedroom, but as long as you are at i...
Leave the pace of modern life behind….

Leave the pace of modern life behind….

When you visit World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island (LHI), a lush natural paradise less than two hours by plane from Sydney.
MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

Have you ever thought of Melbourne’s Docklands area as a must-see tourist destination…somewhere you’d choose to stay, play and eat rig...
Touring South-Western Queensland

Touring South-Western Queensland

In 1868, Patsy Durack and his brother-in-law, John Costello, left their homes in the Goulburn area, and headed up into Western Queensland, l...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own wellbeing. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Five Classic Australian Novels

Five Classic Australian Novels

Given the thousands of Australian novels in print, hundreds of which deserve to be called “classics,” it’s not easy to choose just fiv...
IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

THEY’VE TAKEN THE SIZZLE OUT OF THE BACKYARD BARBY! JOHN McNAMEE LAMENTS THE PASSING OF THE CHARRED CHOP AND THE BURNT SNAG… Dad used to...
HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

WHY THE WORLD OF SCIENCE OWES A MAJOR DEBT TO OUR ORIGINAL INDIGENOUS ZOOLOGISTS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS A major new book has chronicled for th...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own well being. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Forbes is set to recreate the quintessential Aussie bonfire night, but with a twist. On June 22, Forbes Shire Council is coordinating an ama...
THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

The ingredients are prepped, organisers have added some extra ‘spice’ to this year’s recipe and the oven timer is set – it’s just...
WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

JOHN McNAMEE continues on his journey through an enchanting South Pacific archipelago   It’s probably the most famous coconut shell i...
Do I need a Mobility Device?

Do I need a Mobility Device?

How to know when it’s time to get your freedom back! Everyone knows how devastating it can be when you’re stuck at home, ill, unable to...
3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

Medical Alert Systems are a pretty new innovation in the field of elder care and you may not be that familiar with them.
Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Your dating profile is the digital equivalent to seeing a gorgeous stranger across the room.
PUGLIA: THE ALTERNATIVE TO TUSCANY?

PUGLIA: THE ALTERNATIVE TO TUSCANY?

The province of Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot is not so well known to most Australians but that’s all changing.
Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

All Australians, including military history and literary enthusiasts from across the globe are being encouraged to travel to the Northern Te...
Tuscanny Untouched Tours

Tuscanny Untouched Tours

At Tuscany Untouched we pride ourselves on creating authentic, unique experiences for visitors to Tuscany.
DOWN THE TRACK, THE GLORY DAYS OF THE STEAM TRAIN…

DOWN THE TRACK, THE GLORY DAYS OF THE STEAM TRAIN…

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON AN EPIC NEW RAILWAY BOOK..AND STILL FEELS THE SOOT IN HIS EYE!
Wilder than the Wild West

Wilder than the Wild West

Gold Rush on the Palmer River If you wanted to cook up a wild adventure story, start with a Queensland river blessed with rich alluvial gold...