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Humble haven by the sea

November 26, 2014 - Central Coast

Today, on this, our last day spent exploring the sunny Central Coast, we do what is the done thing in Terrigal and scuttle up to the top of Broken Head and its iconic feature, The Skillion. The view from the top of the narrow headland offers dramatic views of sun, sand, surf and sky from First Point to the …

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Country roads and community values

November 11, 2014 - Lismore & Nimbin

Lismore/Nimbin: Day 3 The Northern Rivers hinterland seems like a tiny pocket when you look at a map, but once you’re behind the wheel and start exploring, you’re amazed at how many winding streets and back roads there are. I used to think I knew the region well, as I have friends living at Possum Creek …

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The travelling sister’s last day in paradise

October 30, 2014 - The Nambucca Valley

The thought that keeps coming back to tickle me, shimmering underneath all my cognitive whirrings throughout the past couple of days in the Nambucca Valley, is how much our backyard is and should be our destination. I’ve lived in the UK for the past two years, travelling extensively throughout Europe, loving every minute (some seconds …

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Gigs, glamping, teepees and taste in Gloucester and The Manning Valley

October 19, 2014 - Manning Valley

On the surface, Gloucester is a fairly typical NSW country town. But scratch that surface and you will find people who want to live here, cafes that serve killer coffee, parks that honour the indigenous history and farmers’ markets that celebrate produce plucked straight from the Earth. To get a feel for the town, we …

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