Going Home (Part I)

 Last night we listed our property with an agent.  The realisation of moving hasn’t registered.  What I do know it was easier when we were younger.  Everything was exciting and the unexpected an adventure.  In my sixties I am not feeling adventurous, definitely not excited.  To be honest, I am more than a little scared…

WPC: Guided Tour

The slideshow is a selection of photos that will always remind me of the time we have spent in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas of New South Wales in Australia.  Some of the photos are captioned while others speak for themselves.   This week’s challenge is to take you on a tour of where we live. …

WPC: Variations

Sydney Harbour is amazing any time but it becomes magical on special occasions. Like Australia Day, which we celebrated yesterday. For a summer day it wasn’t the best. Clouds and humidity and excitement and noise couldn’t the spirits of those celebrating. This place dresses up and the crowds come out to marvel and share the…

Catch Us Camping in Coober Pedy

The internet is amazing, Google Earth incredible but some places you just have to be there yourself to experience the atmosphere and wonder at peoples’ ingenuity.  Our visit to Coober Pedy was one of those times we were pleased we brushed aside the uncharitable reports of the town. Driving into the town our first impression…

Catch Us Camping at Renmark/Paringa

The shared walk and cycle pathway between Paringa and Renmark meanders beside the Murray River and from where we camped it took us on a wonderful outing on our bicycles.. This was my pick … I wish Paringa, just 4kms from Renmark, was the first town to be connected by rail to Adelaide and the…