About Mike O'Connor

Travel writer, newspaper columnist, foreign correspondent, motoring writer, Hollywood entertainment writer, author. Done most things but not blogging – until now. A new world beckons.

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Trip planning: When to ditch the plan and seize the moment

Feb 26, 2013 1 Comment by

For some, planning a trip in micro detail is one of life’s joys while others prefer to be carried by the winds of chance.

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A hippo amongst the birds on Lady Elliot Island

Jan 14, 2013 No Comments by

Mike O’Connor has an almost Hitchcock-esque encounter with the birds on the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

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