For those of you planning some travel to Hong Kong soon, and looking for shopping tips, here is one from me: Nomera Jewellery, in the Aly & Rachelle boutique, Unit S411, PMQ in Central Hong Kong. Originally a fashion designer working in London, Kuwait and Beijing, Nomera Ajmal is now a jewellery designer in Hong Kong,Continue reading “Hong Kong shopping gold”
A post I did for Emily Luxton’s travel blog on Oman’s capital (and the home of frankincense) — Muscat. Click on ‘view original’ below to see the photos, and read on.
Part of the trend to rejuvenate disused railway lines and making them into cycling tracks, the Dookie Rail Trail is short* but sweet. It is 4.8km long, but as a casual round trip, it is a nice couple of hours of cycling (or a bit longer if you prefer to walk) through paddocks in thisContinue reading “Pedalling the paddocks: Dookie Rail Trail”
I’ve been back in Australia for a couple of months now, after about four months in the New York summer. There are lots of things I miss from my time in New York such as galleries, the walks in Central Park, the buzz on the street; and even the sirens scream through the avenues seeminglyContinue reading “The New York foods I miss”
The Dookie Memorial Hall has been around since 1897 and the site for many an old-projector-style cinema night, 21st birthday party, old time dance, and badminton practice. Not to mention the many stars that have been born at the Dookie Primary School Christmas concert. Today, the Hall ‘re-launched’ with more of an arts bent —Continue reading “New look for an old hall”