Melbourne Trip 2020 (Feb): There and back

We have been visiting Melbourne a few times a year for several years now, because both our children, and now our first grandchild, all live there. We don’t usually blog about these visits, because, although we do some sightseeing, the visits are mostly about private family stuff. However, this February we did some things we’d … Read more

Thredbo 2020, Days 1 & 2: A lazy start

We’ve had the laziest start ever to our annual Thredbo holiday because of the weather! It rained! And quite a bit. You know, that wet stuff that falls from the sky? Backtracking though, we got off promptly and did our usual trip down, stopping at Cooma’s The Lott for our morning cuppa and wildbrumby for … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip 2019, Days 8-10: A bit of this, a bit of that

The last three days have been mostly uneventful, comprising a lot of driving, in fact, except for… Day 8, our last in Port What to do with our last day? It was a bit of a challenge because we had thought of doing a whale watching tour. However, it seemed that we were in the … Read more

Arnhem Land Trip 2018, Days 1 and 2: On the way

We left Canberra, yesterday (Thursday) – on what was in fact a glorious day heading towards 17°C. That was amazing enough, but then we hit Sydney (for our overnight stay in preparation for Friday’s 7.40am flight. If you are a Canberran you know that you do not risk early morning starts in winter. Fog can … Read more