Category Archive: Australia

Kangaroos, Colds and Computers

After a day out drinking rum. . . um. . . touring the rum distillery, Thelma and I return to Rosie’s house just outside of Hervey Bay. Throughout the day, my allergies, which… Continue reading

A Big Drink

After much fussing about, searching for CD’s (never to be found), I teach Janette about placing your iPod in a cup-holder for instant speakers the MacGyver way. We decide which one of us… Continue reading

Virgin Germs

And we’re off! It’s time for Brisbane and, after a less early morning than some flights (yet too early for me), I grab an Uber and head off to the airport. This is… Continue reading

Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum

I’ve written before about my ritual for when the vote comes in. I drink a glass of a good single malt whiskey to toast my next location and new adventure. No scotch whisky… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Thank-You’s – Lord Howe Island

Here it is, my end of location article. This is where I tell you what was good about Lord Howe Island, what was not-so-good, and who I need to thank for helping me… Continue reading

AirBnB Careful

When I arrive in Sydney, I’m happy to see that both my bags have also arrived. The host of the AirBnB which I’ve booked has listed options to get from the airport to… Continue reading

Lord Howe I’ll Miss You

This morning I head over to the museum and order up a coffee and spinach and cheese wrap from the coral Cafe with the intent of publishing a story. When I sign on… Continue reading

Fore!

It’s a bit of a lazy morning and, when the afternoon arrives, Farmer Jane and I venture out to enjoy some of the fresh air of Lord Howe Island. We head off on… Continue reading

Kids Say the Darndest Things

After the lovely glass-bottom boat tour of this morning, the afternoon is spent sitting on the porch, chatting with Farmer Jane and writing, while enjoying the intermittent rain showers. The evening is spent… Continue reading

Lord Howe Island From Land and Sea

This morning I awake, hop in the shower (it’s one of the few places I’m warm), and head out through the trees to stand on Lagoon Road and wait for Peter, from Chase… Continue reading