Category Archives: Family Life

It is Winter all over again …

You could have thought that we were back in winter with overcast skies, fog and the temperature sitting on 2C. First order of the day was to pack everything up and vacate our room. This didn’t take too long and … Continue reading

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The Bubble has burst …

No blue skies this morning but overcast and raining with some winds. I guess the dream had to finish at some time. All this did was delay our departure up the mountain as no one likes to ski in the … Continue reading

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Another day of living the dream …

We awoke to another glorious day at Falls Creek. The skies were blue, the sun was shining, the temperature was heading to 8C and there was still 1.4 metres of snow. After eventually venturing from bed we hit the slopes … Continue reading

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Skiing in Oz in October …

Who would have thought that we would be skiing in October in Australia but with 1.5 metres of snow on offer and an extended ski season, who are we to pass up the opportunity. With my shifts finishing on Sunday … Continue reading

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Plans always change …

Today was supposed to be a quiet day, doing some resupplying of the caravan and taking is some sights around Darwin. How soon things change. I had found out that I had a couple of meetings at the Hidden Valley … Continue reading

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Darwin is within sniffing distance …

Well the bed seemed too enticing this morning and we didn’t manage to get the early morning dip in. Even with not feeling like getting out of bed, the van was packed up and we were on the road before … Continue reading

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Could get used to this …

Another easy day with a late sleep in. After all we are not moving on today. It was another day of soaking both here at Mataranka Thermal Springs and up the road at Bitter Springs. There was a geocache I … Continue reading

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Time for a soak …

Not having power overnight meant for an early to bed and early to rise but still managed around 10 hours sleep for the night. A quick bite to eat and on the road by 800am. That is the earliest we … Continue reading

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Daly Waters Pub – a NT icon …

Last nights cartons must have quietened down the locals overnight as there was no sign of any when we left Borroloola this morning. Today’s journey is on the Carpentaria Highway through to the north-south Stuart Highway. It consisted mainly of … Continue reading

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Westward ho …

Well things didn’t quite go to plan today but more on that later. What did go to plan was the weather but of course the blues skies appeared as we are leaving the Cairns area. We have a week to … Continue reading

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