Tag: travel

Standing still on Kangaroo Island
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Standing still on Kangaroo Island

My book was due, and I’d had a twitch in my left eye for over two weeks. But my husband had a rare week off, so we decided to head somewhere we’d wanted to go for years – Kangaroo Island. In our usual style, it was very last minute, and most places we wanted to...

You call that a tree? THIS is a tree!
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You call that a tree? THIS is a tree!

On a family holiday in New Zealand, we were driving to the beach when we passed a small, brown sign that read ‘BIG TREE’. My dad skidded to a halt, reversed back, and turned down the dirt road the sign had indicated. If there was anything that could draw the Kelly-family-holiday crowd, it was a...

Chasing the secrets of the Kimberley
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Chasing the secrets of the Kimberley

Often referred to as one of the most pristine and ecologically diverse areas of the world, the Kimberley region of Western Australia has a fantastical allure about it. It’s one of those places many of us dream of visiting, but is often sacrificed for other, more accessible locations when we’re planning our holidays. For me,...