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So far Helen has created 33 blog entries.

August 2015

June 2015

May 2015

February 2015

Wet & wild – Tassie’s Tarkine wilderness

By |2017-06-30T02:20:32+00:00February 13th, 2015|Blog|

THE DEVIL DIDN'T SHOW! The words ‘Tasmania’ and ‘bush walking’ sit beautifully together in the same sentence.  And now that I’ve done a 5-day trek in the North West of Tasmania, in the wild and [...]

November 2014

Traveling in Cambodia

By |2017-06-30T02:20:38+00:00November 6th, 2014|Blog|

My latest article has just hit the shelves; a honeymooning article for Bride to Be, Australia's No.1 bridal magazine.  The setting this time, Cambodia - and how to travel there without abusing the locals.  Sadly, I've seen [...]

July 2014

Being Paid to Travel

By |2017-06-30T02:20:46+00:00July 5th, 2014|Blog|

I'm still amazed that I am able to do this.   A few years ago it was something I envied in others, and now I've been to and written about Adelaide, the Yarra Valley, the [...]

January 2014

Films with meaning

By |2017-06-30T02:20:55+00:00January 10th, 2014|Blog|

I love going to see a film: it still feels like a treat.  And to go to a film that moves you and stays with you for days and weeks to come, is a real [...]

November 2013

Why is Cambodia special?

By |2017-06-30T02:21:01+00:00November 7th, 2013|Blog|

This answer differs according to who you ask.  For me, I had the opportunity to live and work there for 7 months in 2010 and it will forever hold a special place in my heart. [...]

September 2013

Kriss Akabusi interview

By |2017-07-26T06:38:52+00:00September 29th, 2013|Blog|

I've always admired people who have chosen to live a different life from the one they were exposed to as a child.  People who had a loveless childhood, going on to become loving parents, who [...]

Poetry – saved by Seamus Heaney

By |2017-07-26T06:38:59+00:00September 2nd, 2013|Blog|

I had to study poetry at school and I largely didn't get it.  Unsurprising really, as TS Eliot was high on the curriculum and as an average 14 year old, I wasn't on his wavelength. [...]

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