Yesterday at Coles, a man asked if I knew the shops locally; he wanted to know where he could get some earphones. I did my best to direct him, but I’ve only been a local in Noosa for 6 months. There may have been the exact shop he was looking for on the corner, but I may not have known. Feeling slightly inadequate about my lack of local knowledge, afterwards I wanted to add, “but I’ve walked all the paths in the National Park, I can tell you about those!!”

It’s a regular oc