Entries by Jocelyn Watts

Australian native finger limes burst with flavour

Discover the unique flavour of Australian native finger limes Australian native finger limes have been held in high regard by Indigenous peoples for medicinal purposes for centuries, and now, this unique fruit bursting with flavour and character, is making itself known on the menus of many restaurants on the Capricorn Coast in Central Queensland. Bearing […]

Mead: Our new favourite drink

Mead is on-trend for wine lovers. Discover why here! Mead is having a moment in Australia. The ancient drink, made from fermented honey, has been popping up on menus at trendy bars and restaurants across the country. It even popped up at the Relish Food and Wine Festival in Maryborough, Queensland, with the state’s first […]

Driving the future with electric vehicles

EV upsurge is for grey nomads too! Grey Nomad? You might not know it but there’s a trend spreading through our population like wildfire—electric vehicles (EVs) are popping up all over Australia! It makes sense too; with fuel prices skyrocketing, many grey nomads can’t afford the high cost of running a camper or motorhome anymore […]

Greg McGarvie, on a mission for Earth

Greg McGarvie’s big dream: Electric vehicles for Australia Launching a fleet of light commercial electric vehicles for the Australian market is at the top of Greg McGarvie’s bucket list. It’s a bigger dream than many of us have, but it’s one that’s been several years in the making. Now, the ACE EV Group Managing Director […]

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High Tea: The Secrets of Success

There’s something about High Tea with Mary Maryborough’s beloved Mary Poppins Festival is back on track in 2022 after a two-year hiatus because of Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns across the world. To welcome the festival’s return, organisers paid tribute to its historical significance by hosting a High Tea for its founding group, Maryborough’s Proud Mary’s Society. […]

Lightning Ridge: discover desert wonders in NSW

Unearth the Gems of Lightning Ridge Opals aren’t the only gems of Lightning Ridge — discover natural desert wonders and eccentric monuments, and unearth underground art galleries and a moonscape of mines in this New South Wales outback town. Go beneath the surface The best way to see the outback is by getting your hands a little dirty. […]