Covid is Hitting Thailand’s Dog Shelters Hard

Whilst living in Phuket I had the fortune of visiting one of the island's largest dog sanctuaries. As you can imagine Thailand is home to a lot of stray pups, known as "Soi Dogs" (Street dogs). I recently contacted Tina the owner of Bodhi Shelter and asked her how she is getting along with Covid … Continue reading Covid is Hitting Thailand’s Dog Shelters Hard

Pasta and Cats – Three Days in Malta

Anybody who has seen me since I visited Malta will know that I utterly fell in love with the place. So much so  that I planned on moving there with Jess as soon as the opportunity arrose. Speaking with so expats in Malta I learned that it's a bit of a tax haven and that … Continue reading Pasta and Cats – Three Days in Malta

Piha the Black Sand Beach of Auckland

Two or so hours drive west of Auckland you can find one of New Zealand's famous black sand beaches in a place named "Piha". Despite the obvious touristy location there is a noticeable lack of the usual tourist trappings in the area. Whether that's because the local government are against building on the natural land … Continue reading Piha the Black Sand Beach of Auckland

I Went to the Cat Café in Melbourne

On the corner of a uninspiring street on the edge of the Melbourne CBD there's a small building which upstairs is home for over a dozen rescue cats, they live in feline paradise having every possible need catered for. What I found most endearing when visiting the Melbourne Cat Café was how docile and friendly … Continue reading I Went to the Cat Café in Melbourne

Photographic Proof of K’gari on Fraser Island?

It's no secret that Fraser Island is one of my favourite places in the world so far. Part of the reason for this could be that our guide strongly believed in the Aboriginal stories and legends surrounding the island. He explained that the indigenous people called Fraser Island “K’gari” (pronounced “gurri”) meaning “paradise”. The legend … Continue reading Photographic Proof of K’gari on Fraser Island?

Metal/Punk Bands Fucking Love Koalas

2019 Edit: I appear to have lost these images, something I didn't realise I had done. Oops. They weren't very good anyway. Who knew? Me and Donna went to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary which was fucking awesome albeit slightly expensive ($33 entry and $16 for a photo opportunity with a Koala). We got to hold a Koala, … Continue reading Metal/Punk Bands Fucking Love Koalas