Australia 3: Rain

They talk big in Oz but I have to say when it’s about rain, they’re generally telling the truth. It either doesn’t rain or it rains a lot. Today on Bribie Island (Queensland), we have thunder and lightening as well as torrential rain. Unlike NZ where these events seem to be just passing through, here … More Australia 3: Rain

Australia Two: What happens on the beach, stays on the beach

I love coming to Bribie Island. You drive over the narrow bridge from the mainland and suddenly there is sparkling blue water, soft, gentle trees on the shoreline and the famous pelicans keeping an eagle eye on both the fishermen on the bridge and the boats running up and down the Pumicestone Passsge. Once on … More Australia Two: What happens on the beach, stays on the beach

Australia One

Travel ain’t what it used to be. I am in Australia and I have to say the trip across the Tasman Sea was the best I’ve ever had. Usually the plane is full but on this one there were two people per three seats. The only aircraft I’ve travelled on with fewer passengers was an … More Australia One

Lift off!

I’m about to head over to Australia and I’ve reached that point in the preparation when you just want to get on the plane and go. Trouble is, it’s not for another two days. I’m pleased I’ll be busy tomorrow but today has been about overthinking and changing my mind. Otherwise known as packing my … More Lift off!