Category Archives: Nature

From Menindee to Wentworth,Renmark and Mildura.


The next leg of our journey was supposed to take us to Mildura where we planned to drive out to Mungo National Park to see the Walls of China. Unfortunately due to bad weather predicted, and ultimately as it happened, … Continue reading

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Broken Hill and Silverton.


It was a long LONG drive from Lightning Ridge to Broken Hill- I think in total about a nine and a half hour trip ?  so we split the journey in half and stayed overnight halfway across. It mustn’t have … Continue reading

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First Adventure in our New Mode of Travel


In recent years my husband and I have done a fair amount of travel overseas, but now we are embarking on a new life of adventure… Exploring and photographing Australia whilst travelling in a caravan! Not full time mind you, … Continue reading

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Trip to New Zealand in the snow in a campervan!


Recently we went on a long awaited ten day trip to New Zealand’s South island. Taking three of our adult children with us. Due to accommodation costs we decided to hire a campervan for the duration. Why not. It will … Continue reading

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Hot pokers,dead trees and Hoar Frost.


  I never realised just how lucky I am to have such a patient husband until a recent road trip I took with my daughter and the two grand kids to the snow…where there WAS no snow (Weep- it eluded … Continue reading

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Our travels to England and Ireland (part 3 – Northern UK)


I haven’t bored you to death yet have I  ? I forgot in the last part to mention that before we went to London we went to Stonehenge.   That’s saying something isn’t it.    If it were me, I’d have given … Continue reading

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Our Travels to England and Ireland (part 2 – Wales and the South of England)


Upon arriving in Holyhead after catching the ferry across from Dublin we had the choice to go either left towards the North of England or right towards Wales.  Nothing was planned you see.  This was to be an entirely “where … Continue reading

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Being thankful.


I feel like expressing my gratitude today, for many things. Being alive…breathing, having two good (sometimes, lol) working legs, a sound mind (some would question that). For being HERE and being able to wonder at and rejoice in so many … Continue reading

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I was here! (In Newcastle actually.)


Yesterday I had to accompany Shai (my 18 year old) for her first day at TAFE where she has enrolled in a graphic design course. This may change though as she also applied for a fine arts course at Uni … Continue reading

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Images of America.


I have visited the US before – fifteen years ago, but this experience was different I suppose because we saw so many other areas this time. We drove from New York, though Pennsylvania, to Ohio, to Niagra falls, to New … Continue reading

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