Nutty about Nutcote – a visit to the Sydney home of May Gibbs

Nutty about Nutcote – a visit to the Sydney home of May Gibbs

On a gorgeous Sydney Winter day I visited the home of one of Australia’s (and my) most beloved children’s author, May Gibbs (http://www.maygibbs.com.au/).  Her heritage listed property, Nutcote, is located a short walk from Neutral Bay ferry wharf on the north side of Sydney Harbour. May Gibbs (1877 – 1969) was a remarkable woman – a talented artist and writer.  Her characters and storytelling continue to entertainment children...

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Featherdale Wildlife Park – a Sydney zoo worth a visit

Featherdale Wildlife Park – a Sydney zoo worth a visit

I recently made a trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney’s West with my friend and his son. As much as I like Taronga Zoo it can be an epic voyage for a lot of Sydneysiders and I can’t tell you how stressful it can be to try and find a spot to park in the school holidays in Mosman.  Featherdale Wildlife Park is in Sydney’s Western Suburbs in Doonside, which is very close to Blacktown and accessible by the M4, Great Western...

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