Thursday, 30 June 2022

Scarborough to Hervey Bay

At the beginning of April, after five long months on land we finally headed back to our lovely floating home, our 14 metre sailing catamaran, SV. Ruby Blue  

Tuesday, 08 December 2020

All Aboard

  Finally free to travel after so long in lockdown, the Skipper and I flew out of an eerily quiet Melbourne airport on a drizzly grey morning wearing face masks, following strict social distancing measures, applying sanitiser and thoroughly wiping down everything we touched.

Sunday, 03 September 2017

10. Broome to Bli Bli & Back Home

Ok, by the title of this post you might well have guessed that this is not one the usual blow by blow sagas.

Thursday, 03 August 2017

9. Playtime in the Pilbara

  Feeling much refreshed from our sojourn in Carnarvon we skipped off towards Point Quobba.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

8. North West Coasting

Heading north, leaving the last of the cardboard-cutout housing subdivisions on the outskirts of Perth disappearing into the sand dunes,

Sunday, 21 May 2017


Leaving the mists of the beautiful southwest behind

Friday, 12 May 2017

6. South of the West

Hey, sorry it?s been so long between posts

Thursday, 13 April 2017

5. Across the Nullarbor and Beyond…

While I only just managed to survive the forty-five degree heat of Streaky Bay

Sunday, 02 April 2017

4. A Breath of Fresh Eyre

Our first stop on the Eyre Peninsula

Monday, 20 March 2017

3. Talk about the Yorke

  Our itinerary had included a stop in Adelaide

When Danielle?s not busy writing, she loves to read, attend writing events and travel as much as possible. Exploring also provides plenty of opportunity for Danielle to indulge in her favourite sports of eavesdropping and people watching, which manages to fill her notebooks with even more story ideas.

Meet Danielle



My Favourite Books

Past the Shallows
We Don't Live Here Anymore
The Last Ride
Darkness on the Edge of Town
The Ottoman Motel
The Shadow of the Wind
The Book Thief
On the Jellicoe Road
Dirt Music
The Broken Shore
Foal's Bread
The Midnight Dress
Burial Rites
Angel Rock
The Vale Girl