E.R.

E.R.

Well it wasn’t quite as dramatic as an episode of ER on the TV but I was pretty happy to have a trauma room available to me yesterday. Our Hamilton Island discovery this weekend was that boys + scooter + hilly driveway = carnage. To be fair, that isn’t really a Hamilton Island discovery at [...]

Sampling the Secrets of Coral Cove

Sampling the Secrets of Coral Cove

I first spotted Coral Cove whilst paddling around Hamilton Island in an outrigger canoe during the Hamilton Cup Outrigger Regatta. I have been meaning to get back ever since – by foot this time. With kids and grandparents in tow, well armed with drinks and snacks courtesy of a trip to the island Bakery, we [...]

Buggy Know-how

Buggy Know-how

Driving your family around in a golf buggy takes a little getting used to.  For example, there is no boot space for the groceries, but inserting seatbelts through shopping bag handles soon becomes second nature. ‘Fuelling up’ takes a little more thought than pulling into the nearest petrol station, and you will soon spot the [...]

Mojo Creations at Hamilton Island Gallery

Mojo Creations at Hamilton Island Gallery

I popped into the Hamilton Island Gallery this morning to chat with Louise about some upcoming exhibitions and had a WOW moment as I spotted the Lion Fish by Jo Wooler of Mojo Creations. Wooler had been at Hamilton Island during the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week on her Floating Gallery, aka her catamaran ‘Lickity [...]

Good Food

Good Food

Over the last few weeks we have spotted many familiar faces as the 2012 Good Food Guides were released. We were delighted to see Peter Gilmour from Quay taking out Chef of the Year in Sydney while Attica & Ben Shrewry took out Best Restaurant in Melbourne. Of course neither of these talents are strangers [...]

Kerry Sea Designs

Kerry Sea Designs

I caught up with Louise at the Hamilton Island Gallery last week to see what events she has coming up and was excited to hear that Kerry Alexander of Kerry Sea designs is arriving on island soon, and offering classes through the art gallery. Kerry lives on a boat near Mackay and uses the creatures [...]

Dan Hunter’s Feast

Dan Hunter’s Feast

It’s not long until Dan Hunter makes his appearance at the Hamilton Island Great Barrier Feast Food and Wine Series at qualia. I was intrigued by Hunter’s food even before he took out the Good Food awards for Best Chef (2012) and Best Restaurant (2011) – you have to have a moment to spare for [...]

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