Postcard from….Mykonos

Postcard from….Mykonos

We’re back on Mykonos, a little further down the coast from where we stayed before going on to Santorini last week, in a hotel that thinks rather more of itself than we or others seem to. Ah well. We walked down the hill to the expected pretty little bay last night to...
Postcard from….leaving Santorini

Postcard from….leaving Santorini

We received an email yesterday morning advising us that, because of a strike, our ferry back to Mykonos today is cancelled, sorry and all that. The ferry company offered some comfort that there was a possibility we could be accommodated on a later scheduled ferry but...
Postcard from…. Santorini

Postcard from…. Santorini

Santorini is a crescent-shaped island enclosing a 12x7km lagoon in the centre of which is its creator, a small volcano island which together indicates their history. Wikipedia says: [Santorini] is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history:...
Postcard from….the Sydney & Hunter Valley food & drink scene

Postcard from….the Sydney & Hunter Valley food & drink scene

When I look back over the hundreds of photographs I’ve taken over the past few weeks there are a lot focused on the food and drink we’ve enjoyed. There are many of the sights and bucket-list experiences we’ve undertaken too but our enjoyment of shared food and drink...
Postcard from….Bondi Beach

Postcard from….Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach: living the Sydney dream Bondi Beach is Australia’s most famous beach and one of its most iconic attractions. Of the many Sydney beaches it’s probably the only one a yak herder from Mongolia would be able to name, as someone (not me) once said. It’s brash,...
Postcard from….Manly

Postcard from….Manly

Monday @ Manly A guy gets on our bus dressed in singlet, shorts, thongs, dreadlocks, shades, Beats headphones and carrying a full-sized surfboard. Where am I?California. Or maybe Bali. But the rest of the bus is full of Australians so probably Sydney then. We got on...
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