Entries by Jocelyn Watts

CSIRO Dietary Wisdom: A Pathway to Wellbeing

Tackling indulgence with CSIRO’s Fast Start Program IT WASN’T the extra helping of plum pudding and custard on Christmas Day so much as the several weeks of festive season dinners and other social events that led to me stacking on a few extra kilograms as 2023 drew to a close. Over-indulging in Chardonnays with creamy […]


Romancing K’gari island in He Loves Me Not

Exclusive insights into He Loves Me Not filming SET against the breathtaking backdrop of K’gari, amidst the logistical challenges of island filming and the collaborative spirit of a close-knit crew, Jeremy Stanford, film writer and producer, shares exclusive insights into the making of He Loves Me Not with Jocelyn Magazine. Stanford, renowned for his previous […]


Filming starts on He Loves Me Not

He Loves Me Not: Cameras roll in October PREPARE to immerse yourself in a world of love and beauty on K’gari as Fraser Coast Films embarks on the production of a new romantic comedy set to start production in early October 2023. Titled He Loves Me Not, the film promises to enchant audiences not only […]

Lighthouse Guides Homecoming Heroes

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse: A Beacon of History AS THE warm sun bathed the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in a golden glow, I couldn’t help but feel a profound sense of history and gratitude. This iconic lighthouse, perched on Australia’s most southwestern point, has witnessed the comings and goings of generations. It has a unique story to […]

Mammoth Cave: A Subterranean Marvel

Discover the mystical Mammoth Cave & beyond HIDDEN beneath the picturesque landscapes of Margaret River lies an ancient, subterranean world waiting to be explored. In this journey through time and nature, we will delve into the depths of Mammoth Cave and its neighbouring wonders, Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. These underground chambers are not merely […]

Walk among the Giant Tingle Trees

The Majestic Tingle Trees: Explore the Forest Canopy THE majestic giant tingle trees in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park hold a rich history that spans centuries. If these trees could talk, they would undoubtedly have fascinating tales to tell. Standing tall for over four hundred years, these ancient giants have witnessed the arrival of European settlers […]


10 Best Places to Visit in Australia and New Zealand

Ultimate Adventure: Explore Australia & New Zealand! ARE you planning an adventure in Australia and New Zealand? Get ready to explore the best places these stunning countries offer! From iconic city landmarks to breathtaking landscapes and adrenaline-pumping activities, there is something for every type of traveller. Here we have curated 10 must-visit destinations that will […]


Discover the secrets of Kombucha Cocktails

Indulge in the delicious combination of Kombucha and gin or rum WHO knew you could mix Kombucha with alcohol to create delicious cocktails? I didn’t, but at the 2023 Taste Bundaberg Festival, I discovered an exciting collaboration between The Deli, Bundaberg Ferments, Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing, and Bundaberg Rum. Together, they introduced festival-goers to […]

Epic rail journey to a tropical paradise

Discover North Queensland on a railway adventure AH, THE peace and tranquillity that comes with travelling by train. Kicking back in my high-back leather-look seat, letting time pass me by as the scenery rushes past outside – it was an experience I hadn’t had for several years until I embarked on a long-haul journey from […]

Find out when and where to spot humpbacks

Learn how to optimise your whale-watching voyage Are you looking to go whale-watching? You’re not alone! Every year, more and more tourists flock to Australia’s east coast in search of majestic humpback whales. But, before you make the trip down to your desired destination, it’s important to understand the migration system of these creatures first. […]