Pluviophobia – a fear of rain at our Writers Retreat

I woke to the drumming sound of torrential rain on an iron roof at 1.30am. The sound pulsated, as the wind drove the sheets of rain against the window, loudly shushing back and forwards. Every now and then a flash of lightning and a crack of thunder disturbed the relentless sound of the water driving … More Pluviophobia – a fear of rain at our Writers Retreat

Pipit and Potager – Eating in and out in COVID times

Pipit and Potager are two restaurants in the Tweed shire who pride themselves on local Northern Rivers produce. We tried Pipits in early March before the COVID lockdowns, as we had heard interesting reports of their innovative ways with food. Pipit is in Pottsville, a sleepy coastal village along the Tweed Coast. The chef Ben … More Pipit and Potager – Eating in and out in COVID times

Retro reunion

What better way to celebrate 50+ years of friendship than a retro reunion. Moving into the 8th decade is not always possible for some! People start dropping off! So it was with great celebration that four of us who had been at university together decided to arrange a 4 day retreat. We had attempted this … More Retro reunion