Category Archives: Australia

Hello world!

Welcome to to my travel blog.  This is probably my journey of a lifetime, as yet still not finalised but I plan to travel to Australia and New Zealand during the autumn, with stop offs yet to be decided.  I … Continue reading

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Flights all booked!

Let the plans begin…. Flying to the other side of the world with Qantas in the autumn.  First stop Bangkok (11 hours in the air) spending three nights at the Belaire Princess Hotel, whoopee – rooftop pool.  Then fly to … Continue reading

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Skyping with Oz

Kylie in Brisbane, well Warwick to be more exact, but Kylie in Oz, how magical is that “I should be so lucky, lucky, lucky!!   My Kylie isn’t a singer, well that is not exactly true.  She sings when she is … Continue reading

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Bells down under

Just thought I’d check out the rings of bells in those faraway places I’m planning to visit, keen bellringer that I am!  In Sydney alone, including the Cathedral of St Andrew’s, there are two 12s, a 10 and two 8s.   … Continue reading

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Message from Canberra

Just got this message from Terry in Tathra NSW. What a great idea, to come and see this part of the world. You say you will be coming in Autumn, so Spring here, of course. Do you have any sort … Continue reading

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Birds!!

As an enthusiastic painter of birds, I think we need a post on the subject and what better bird to start this off than the beautiful song of the Australian Magpie. This bird couldn’t be more different from the English … Continue reading

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The Great Barrier Reef

Hey check this out – Musgrave Island. Kylie and I and the kids are planning an adventure to the Barrier Reef. How cool is that!!

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Sydney Experience

I have just received the most amazing birthday present from my family – a pass to climb Sydney Harbour Bridge….. and just remembered I have a fear of heights…. but hey the views will be awesome!!!! 🙂 thank you guys

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Leaving for Bangkok on my Australia/New Zealand Adventure

Sunday-Monday 4-5 September Well finally the big day had arrived and I was escorted down the M40 to Heathrow full of both fear and excitement at my forthcoming adventures. “Chill out mother”,” I wish I was going”, “safe journey”, “you’re … Continue reading

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To Sydney

Friday 9 September Just a brief update as, strangely enough, with only a 3 hour time difference, I am suffering from jetlag. The floor keeps moving up and down! However just wanted to let everyone know that I have finally … Continue reading

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