Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Spring birding on the Sunshine Coast – March 31st

These LBJ’s (little brown jobs) are doing a pretty good job of taking over our feeders right now. There’s generally a dozen or more perched in the branches of the big Fir tree next to the B&B feeder, waiting for an opportunity to swoop … Continue reading

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Taking ‘dog friendly’ to another level

Coracle Cove has been a dog friendly B&B for several years. As former dog owners ourselves, we understand the problem when you really need to have a weekend getaway but then you have the hassle of finding somewhere for Fido to … Continue reading

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My perfect morning Om!!

Today I’m celebrating my 20th posting by writing about two of my favourite activities – yoga and food – and they came together yesterday morning like a perfectly pitched Om. Thursday mornings I have a class at Yoga by the Sea and I’m really enjoying … Continue reading

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Spring is here – a little bird told me

It may not feel quite like spring but the birds are on to something. The other day I heard the sweet singing of a Song Sparrow. While personally, I’d like it to warm up a bit more, I’ll put my trust with these … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Canvasback returns to Sechelt Marsh

I’d heard that the Canvasback had returned to Sechelt Marsh and the weekend presented a great opportunity to pay him a visit.  Canvasbacks were in serious decline and placed on the lists of special concern in the 1980’s, largely because of … Continue reading

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April Fools Run – April 3rd – time to register

The April Fools Run is a great Sunshine Coast tradition that began as a bet between two reporters from the local newspaper. It’s a great story, but best appreciated when you know the characters involved, so I won’t go into the details. I will confess, … Continue reading

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I have an addiction… to coffee

If you often find yourself thinking about your next fix, then it’s pretty clear, you have an addiction. I know about this… I start thinking about my first coffee before I’m even out of bed. Fortunately, I’ve got the means to satisfy … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Interactive birding map for the Sunshine Coast now available

  It was one of those mornings, as I rolled over to look out the window and immediately jumped out of bed. Those warm reddish-orange colours in the morning sky can be very fleeting and I wanted to enjoy every minute that … Continue reading

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Rodney’s Oyster Bar comes to the Sunshine Coast

What do you do when the sun is absolutely begging you to get outside? Well in my case, you head off to walk the Gibsons seawall, which just happens to bring you to Smitty’s Oyster House, the latest creation of Stafford … Continue reading

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