Category Archives: Out and About

Stop raining already …

We awoke again this morning to rain. In fact it had been raining all night. It is one thing to ski in the cold and even when it is snowing but skiing in the rain is no fun as once … Continue reading

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We are the champions …

Rachael had her Netball Grand Final today. Her Ironbank team has been undefeated all year and got to play against the Uraidla Netball Club at Piccadilly. The weather was perfect for the game which is unusual for Piccadilly as every … Continue reading

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Walk in the Badlands ….

I had finished early at a Workshop at the Fire Service Training College and needed to find a cache for the August Geocaching Challenge. Looking at my map, there were plenty to be found in the “Badlands”. The “Badlands” is … Continue reading

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But I don’t need rescuing …

What are you here for? We are here to rescue you!! What, do I look like I need rescuing! Lets start at the beginning….. A geocaching trip and event had been planned for weeks to take a couple of US … Continue reading

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June 12 of 12 …

Once again, another month and on the road again. This time in the Northern Territory. We had a big drive today from Alice Springs through to Mataranka (1075 km). Camp was broken on daybreak and after a brief stop in … Continue reading

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April 12 of 12 …. Last Day in the US

Lucky I was still in the US this month as it gave me an extra day before having to remember the 12 of 12 as I forgot last month. Today was my last day after a month flitting around the … Continue reading

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10000 Geocache finds …

Who would have known when I signed up to a website on January 31 in 2002, I would be talking about it today just over 11 years later. That website was Geocaching.com. To this day, I am still unsure why … Continue reading

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Going for a paddle …

Had the call that the Port Gawler Mangroves were ripe for the picking (well at least the geocaches) and would I like to go for a paddle. Having bought a kayak 12 months ago and only used it once three … Continue reading

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Down the Coorong …

With Jenny and Rachael on a cruise in the Pacific somewhere, I decided that a road trip was in order and the South East was the spot. Met up with some fellow Geocachers at Tailem Bend and we headed off … Continue reading

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Fishing for Red Herrings …

How hard could it be. After all I had canoed down the Zambesi River in ’98 contending with elephants, crocodiles and hippos and this was just a 200 metre paddle off the beach at Tennyson. I think where my idea … Continue reading

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