Italian sun deck

Euro Nostalgia

It’s raining in Sydney; it hasn’t stopped all morning. The crusted salt on my car is finally washing away as hopefully, our farmers are jumping for joy with drought reprieve. The beach was pretty ugly this morning. Grey, dark, 2 foot. Nestle into that office chair, it’s going to rain for 48 hours – get […]

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The hidden gems of Italy.


Buongiorno, I’m guessing you’re sick of seeing images of hot, summery waveless beaches in Europe. Well, this is my last post from Europe – promise. We’re heading home! We’re missing the groms, and I hear the weather has been amazing in Sydney. We’ve had an incredible two weeks. Europe in peak season is just so […]

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I must say, you see plenty of Aussies here in Italy’s Costiera Amalfitana. For a destination that’s approximately 30 hours from home – I’m surprised at the numbers. Europeans think a 2 hour flight is too long. This week alone there were 3 Australian weddings around here. One wedding with 180 people. That’ll boost the local economy. […]

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It’s quite a dreary old day in Sydney. It’s been raining a lot this morning. The beach wasn’t pumping unfortunately – 1ft, no light, rain and no humans. I hope you had a sleep in – ’cause you are missing nuttin’ down the beach. Let’s go to Italy today? Ah yes, the Costiera Amalfitana. You […]

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Costiera Amalfitana

The forecast for today on the Amalfi Coast…34 degrees and sunny. Just like yesterday. In fact, just like the last 3 months. Lucca, who makes my morning coffee reckons it’s only rained once in 2 months (Disclaimer – Lucca’s English is as good as my Italian, we make do with lots of hand movements). It’s the perfect […]

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