Hervey Bay

8th July 2018 Hervey Bay is a coastal city in southern Queensland. It is the tour hub of the region serving as a departure point for whale watching trips (humpbacks visit annually), snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing launch charters and a port from which to access Fraser Island. Our time in the city was limited to…

Greenock, Barossa Valley

24 March 2019 On the north western side of the Barossa valley, Greenock village is a peaceful retreat set amongst vineyards established by Lutheran immigrants of the 19th century. We spent time camped at the village oval which has a beautifully restored grandstand. Self-contained RVs can spent up to a week in lovely surroundings and…

(Adelaide) Fringe Festival

Day Six of the 2019 A-Z Challenge during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite from writing or catching up with other participants and their posts. Each of the twenty-six days represents a letter of the alphabet and while each post stands alone they form part of…

Emerald, Queensland

Day Five of the 2019 A-Z Challenge during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite from writing or catching up with other participants and their posts. Each of the twenty-six days represents a letter of the alphabet and while each post stands alone they form part of…

Dalby, Queensland

13 – 16th October 2018 When the mercury pushes 40C we plumb for the luxury of a powered site at a caravan park. Our preference is to stay away from caravan parks but when these temperatures were forecast for four consecutive days we booked into a park in Charters Towers. Having set up we flicked…

Cairns

Day Three of the 2019 A-Z Challenge which I am participating in during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite or catching up with other participants and their posts. Each of the twenty-six days represents a letter of the alphabet and while each post stands alone they…

Buildings – Old Ones

I am one of those who are “soft” on the old buildings around towns. Maybe it’s their historic value, or that they’ve escaped the wrecking ball, or they remind us, or evoke sentiments of a bygone era. Identifying architectural styles isn’t my thing and, like art, I know what I do and don’t like. Straight…

Adelaide

Day One of the 2019 A-Z Challenge which I am participating in during the month of April. The challenge is to post six days a week, Sunday respite or catching up with other participants and their posts. Each of the twenty-six days represents a letter of the alphabet and while each post stands alone they…

April A-Z Blogging Challenge

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. There’s just no excuse. So far this year this blog has played host to a grand total of two posts. The much-needed visit to New Zealand in December prompted some thoughts on the comfort of long-term friendships followed a month later by a post about our…