Between Wade’s impending operation and Papa’s deterioration in France, we are in a tough spot.
Some of you will be familiar with the Sun Smart jingle Slip, Slop, Slap – slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen lotion, slap on a hat. Well sometimes that is not enough and you have to add Singe & Slice!
Since leaving Bundaberg, or in fact since leaving the Whitsundays, we have been part of a procession of yachts on their southerly journey out of the cyclone zone. We are now in Moreton Bay, in the Brisbane region. It feels like the end of a long holiday, even if for us life afloat continues. It…
On this last day of 2017, we take a look back at our twelve favourite images, those that really encapsulated the mood and feel of each month as the year progressed.
This is it! We are all set to say au revoir to Docklands and Australia and catch our plane to France.
We were lucky. Just after publishing our last post, we got the go ahead from Yarra’s Edge Marina to moor in the same spot as we were in July, despite the fast flowing river and debris.
We came into Port Phillip Bay a little over two weeks earlier than expected, thus with time to kill. Port Phillip Bay is huge: 1930 km2 and the shores stretch roughly 264kms. It is actually a port area made up of over 16 bays. Having always moored our boat in the Gippsland Lakes, we have…