5. Weekend Coffee Catch Up

I hope you are having, or have had, a great weekend doing all the things that bring you pleasure and release from stress of the past week.   We’ve had a busy week as we travelled the final few hundred kilometres on the Western Australian (WA) side of the border.  We had a two-night stop at…

4. Weekend Coffee Catch Up

Welcome to this week’s coffee catch up.  It’s an evening cuppa, after another full day and while Basil watches motorbike racing, I’m outside listening to the sounds of campers settling into their evenings.  Night creatures are about and birds still chatter.  It’s been a warm day in Kununurra, Western Australia but it has cooled off…

2. Weekend Coffee Catch Up

If we were having coffee I’d tell you that we went deep sea fishing at Kalbarri.  It was a 4am start and the weather was bleak.  Still, we weren’t about to pike on the adventure, even though the early start was more shocking than trying to keep warm against the wind.  Then I’d have to…

Wildflowers, Lesueur National Park

It wasn’t a day for hiking one of the trails in the Lesueur National Park but we drove the 18km loop to see the early showing of wildflowers.  The National Park was named for Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, a natural history artist aboard the Naturaliste on an 1801 expedition.  The French Government commissioned the sister ships, Naturaliste…

It is Good to Remember

Life is not easy. Neither is it fair. But this is the only life we have and the fact we are here is sufficient reminder that we come from a long tradition of survivors. Our heritage is impressive. Our ancestors came through the Black Plague, several influenza pandemics, two world wars, numerous other wars and…