Entries by Jocelyn Watts

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. With a caravan 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 – well, that’s […]

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 […]

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Aquatic Ctr crowned the best

Maryborough swim centre is simply the best! 26/10/22 Have you been to the Maryborough Aquatic Centre? If not, you’re missing out – it has taken out the AustSwim State and National awards for the best large swim centre in Australia! That recognition comes on the back of forced closures due to COVID-19 and two floods. […]

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Muttaburrasaurus: The dinosaur people dig

Muttaburrasaurus langdoni has been voted as Queensland’s state fossil emblem. The plant-eating dinosaur was discovered in 1963 and named after the Central Queensland town of Muttaburra, the hometown of Jocelyn’s father, William C. Scott. Read on to find out why “Mutt” has been declared Queensland’s official state fossil, and what you can see in Muttaburra. […]

Aromatherapy For Beginners: What is it?

Aromatherapy enhances your wellbeing Aromatherapy is an ancient method of using the sense of smell to promote feelings of calmness, balance, peace, and harmony in peoples’ lives. However, it was not until the 1920s that it got this name as we know it today. Aromatherapy uses essential oils to enhance a therapeutic feeling in your […]

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Mental Health Awareness: Suicide in the news

October is Mental Health Awareness Month and with it comes a flurry of stories on suicide in the news. This is an important time to talk about suicide prevention, and also how suicide affects families, friends, and communities. In this article, I’m sharing some words from ABC’s chief online political writer Annabel Crabb that tell […]