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Mid-winter sunshine casts long shadows in the crisp breezy afternoons. The sky is a pale cobalt blue and the sun at noon pierces the chill of Sydney in July. Locals will tell you it’s freezing, but that’s only because if we can’t swim in the ocean, we’ll recite with great drama, how this is the coldest winter in 116.5 years. Sydney siders are crazy about the sunshine, and to be fair, it… Read More

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We sat on floor cushions with our MacBooks open and Queensland brochures spread haphazardly, half eaten wedges of tangy dhokla and cups of chai beside us. We were up to the last days of honeymoon planning when I suggested that perhaps they should extend, after all it’s no small feat to see Australia in a week, it takes longer to get married in India, why the short honeymoon? It’s not the first… Read More

“Over the years, Cockatoo Island was home to the sulphur-crested cockatoo’s and with their social, gregarious nature and attraction for the rich native flora of the island, I guess that’s how its name came to be and it’s exactly what makes people flock to the Island today. When we arrived on a weekday it was to school kids, tourists and locals alike, all keen to understand a little of the pioneering spirit… Read More

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