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…

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…

Stirling for Lunch

Stirling’s affluence is evident the moment you turn off the freeway and slow down to a suburban pace. The homes, boutique shops, street sculptures and town planning all point to an old part of the Adelaide Hills that has been moneyed since the first house was built. The town was founded in 1854. Its rapid…