Day two in Nimbin, meeting the black dog

It takes time to get to know people and places and we can tend to look for familiar cues to guide us into unknown territory. I have no doubt there is more magic and beauty and inspiration to be found in Nimbin than our fleeting visit allowed.

Did Angels Try To Guide Us To Our Destination In Brisbane?

Making sense of new cities, in new countries, even when the language is familiar is one of the challenges of travel that has taken me most by surprise. What I didn’t expect, was to have an encounter with Angels on a Brisbane highway……

Our Night in Nimbin: Hippy Heaven or Hippy Hell?

If Alstonville Showground was a little on the ghostly side, then the Nimbin Showground was post-apocalyptic. On arrival we were greeted by a sign that warned us that if we stayed, we’d pay for it……

How to get lost in an Australian rainforest

Partnerships can take you places you wouldn’t go alone and for me, walking in nature is something I would rarely do if it wasn’t for Jakkie. Through nature we connect with the magic of the universe, with spirit and with each other.

Memories of the Dreamtime in modern Australia

The Dreaming did not end with the arrival of Europeans but simply entered a new phase. It is a powerful living force that must be maintained and cared for. Maybe there is something serendipitous about the fact we’re travelling around Australia in a “Dreamtime”.

Connecting with the magic of a rainforest sunrise

Here on my rock, at sunrise, my experience is that in this moment there is just me and nature and nothing else. There’s the coldness of the rock on my bare feet and the warmth of the sun on my body and an expansive sense of connection to everything around me.