Entries by Jocelyn Watts


Margaret Olley: Let’s celebrate her 100th year

A tribute to Margaret Olley, an Australian art icon Margaret Olley’s remarkable talent for depicting still life in its full color and vibrancy left an indelible mark on the Australian art world. Her enthusiasm, generosity, and lust for life influenced people from all walks of life to appreciate her unique genius. From collecting eclectic items […]

The Story Bank: Where imagination comes to life

Discover the magic of Mary Poppins at The Story Bank Visiting The Story Bank in Maryborough, Qld, is like discovering a secret realm steeped in magic, mystery, and nostalgia. Here you’ll find a unique selection of stories unlike anywhere else—the story of Mary Poppins being the most enchanting among them. The characters, stirring messages, and […]

Treat yourself at Bumbles Cafe

Bumbles Cafe: A Must Try on the Gold Coast Looking for a great spot to grab a bite while visiting the Gold Coast? Look no further than Bumbles Cafe, located a mere 5-minute walk from the heart of Surfers Paradise. Last week I paid a visit with relatives and we were certainly not disappointed! We […]

How to choose between caravan or cruise

If you’re anything like me, the lure of an RV lifestyle is strong, but so is the temptation of cruising. As a caravanning grey nomad, you can get all that fresh air and freedom, while cruising has all the creature comforts you could want. And as for how many knickers to take on holiday – […]


Shed kilos with a CSIRO diet plan at Christmas

How to lose weight at Christmas with CSIRO Signing up for the 12-Week CSIRO diet plan online in the lead-up to Christmas may not have been my smartest move ever… it can be tough bypassing all the delicious treats we’ve become accustomed to over the years. But I’m no stranger to taking on challenges. Memories […]

All Aboard The Mary Valley Rattler!

Travel back in time on a classic steam train Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? If so, and you’re in the Sunshine Coast or Gympie areas, then you’re in luck… well, almost. Riding the iconic Spirit of the Mary Valley Steam Train is the closest I’ve come in recent years to experiencing […]