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

Port Macquarie Trip 2018, Days 4 to 6: Taking it easy

We have been having a lazy time at Port, partly (or largely) because of Len’s cold. It’s not much worse, but neither is it much better – so not pushing it has been the aim. We have, nonetheless, got out and about, and generally passed the time, in a gentle way: Out and about We’ve … Read more

Arnhem Land Trip 2018, Days 14-15: Finding our feet in Darwin

Final farewell and filling in the morning Although we’d said goodbye the night before, the tour officially ended with breakfast the next day. However, with different people heading off in different directions – including 5 on the Ghan – we only ran into two other couples at breakfast. We did though see the Ghan party … Read more

Lake Eyre Trip, Days 7-9: Relaxing in Adelaide

OK folk, a quick post to wrap up the last couple of days of our little Lake Eyre interlude. Saturday morning in Glenelg We breakfasted on Saturday morning with a few members of the group, and then had a little wander around Glenelg on a gorgeously fine Saturday morning. The cafes were abuzz with cyclists in lycra. … Read more