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I really love Darwin. It was the location of the first major holiday for a former partner and I. It was also the location of my first “proper” acting management role for work. I’ve kinda lost track of the number of times I’ve visited. It remains a pretty special place for me.

  • Mindil Beach sunset

    Mindil Beach sunset

    Aside from grabbing a grape-flavoured snow cone, I didn’t worry too much about the food or drink at tonight’s markets at Mindil Beach.

    During the dry season, thousands of people head to the beach in Darwin for the Thursday (and Sunday) Mindil Beach Night Markets, where they grab some food, listen to some live music, enjoy conversation, and watch the sunset.… Read the rest

  • Darwin shots

    Darwin shots

    The woman behind the counter looked at me with surprise when I told her I didn’t want a side salad with my steak.

    Often they consist of too much barely edible lettuce, and not enough tomatoes and cucumbers (my favourite salad vegetables/fruits).… Read the rest

  • Ski club views

    Ski club views

    “I’m sorry, I’m going to have to leave and go back to my room for a brief nap”, I said to a colleague at about 3 o’clock on Monday afternoon.

    I’d reached that point of tiredness when my head had started to nod uncontrollably.… Read the rest

  • Therese Ritchie

    Therese Ritchie

    Though I’ve never heard of her before, I instantly fell in love with the work of Therese Ritchie, after seeing the exhibition “Burning Hearts” currently showing at the Museum & Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.… Read the rest

  • Monsoon Season

    Monsoon Season

    Most of the photographs you see online of Mindil Beach (Darwin) are of the sun setting into the ocean. The famous markets, held during the Dry Season attract thousands of people every year, for a wonderful collective experience.… Read the rest

  • Brief Visit To Darwin

    Brief Visit To Darwin

    At about three o’clock this morning, I woke to the sounds of thunder, rain and croaking frogs.

    Though I’d only been in Darwin for just over 12 hours, it was a welcome relief from the heat and the humidity. … Read the rest

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