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…

100 Days

13th February we left home heading to Adelaide (South Australia) and then west. Today marks 100 days on the road and 8, 000 kms. We’d like to say we’ve been travelling most of that time but COVID-19 had us bunkered down in Busselton, Western Australia, for seven weeks. We held our breath, used hand sanitizer…