Category Archives: Australia

Thursday 6 October – the rabbit-proof fence

It has been raining all night and we’re in for a damp and generally cloudy day. No probs, not a lot planned for today, well so I thought as I took a leisurely breakfast of coffee and toast. It was … Continue reading

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Wednesday 5 October – Jera, the musician!

Kylie, I just can’t recall what we did in the daytime today… probably just a chilling out blog update. Can you remember? This evening was the assessment of Jera’s music extension at Warwick High School. We spent a most enjoyable … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4 October – Trail Riding

As we turned into Ron’s Riding “Ranch”, I was delighted by the whole set up…. a timbered archway over his entrance complete with Aussie mailbox, inviting us in to this smallholding nestled on the side of the Great Dividing Range. … Continue reading

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Monday 3 October – Japanese Gardens

I have a bunch of photos which are probably the best and only way of describing my visit to Toowoomba Japanese Gardens. Suffice to say, the gardens were beautifully laid out in a relatively small area, part of the University … Continue reading

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Saturday 1 October – the Brumby

A quiet day updating the blog, reading and relaxing. In the evening we were chatting about Brumbies, the wild horses of Australia. Kylie read out an emotional poem about the Brumby and we ended up watching a beautiful movie called … Continue reading

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Sunday 2 October – All Things Bright and Beautiful

Cold morning…. brrr and they tell me they have a heatwave back home… gud on ya! I was woken by God this morning at 7am in time for some fruit juice, toast and coffee before setting off for one of … Continue reading

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Friday 30 September – return to Warwick

The return journey to Warwick was fairly uneventful, although very hot to be cooped up in a car for 10 hours. We passed all the now familiar landmarks but in reverse order, as you would 🙂 We stopped for more … Continue reading

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Thursday 29 September – Biker Day

I should mention a little bit here about the Beachside Backpackers Hostel where we were staying. I always remember in my youth staying at a YHA Hostel in France. We were about 15 young people in a room laying on … Continue reading

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Wednesday 28 September – Great Barrier Reef

We woke up in our bunk beds to a beautiful sunny morning. Actually it was 5.30am and some exotic bird whistling on the balcony rail had alerted me to the fact that I had agreed to an early morning dip … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27 September – Expedition North

Ok a beautiful sunny morning, fairly cool and, car all packed, we got away just after 8am to tackle our 600k drive to Agnes Water. The journey was dotted with new sights and experiences along the way, many just noted … Continue reading

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