Tag: Travel

  • River  Cruise

    River Cruise

    It was wonderful to receive an invitation for a “river cruise”, taking a trip along the river which I don’t think I’ve done in many, many years.

    It was a lovely afternoon to be on the Wilson’s River at Lismore.… Read the rest

  • The Duck Pond

    The Duck Pond

    “Is there much water in the Duck Pond yet?” was one of the questions mostly commonly asked in our house when a flood was imminent.

    I was born in Kyogle Street, not far from The Duck Pond, and spent the remainder of my youth only a little further way.… Read the rest

  • Visiting Byron

    Visiting Byron

    “I didn’t know there was a caravan park in Byron”, one of the nearby passengers on the bus yelled out. To be honest, I was thinking the same, as all you read about in the papers these days is million dollar homes and celebrities.… Read the rest

  • Wagga Wagga : Then and Now

    Wagga Wagga : Then and Now

    “Do you think I could live in Wagga?”, a friend asked me via text a few months ago. Enthusiastically, I told her yes. I have many fond memories of my time living in Wagga in the early 1990s.… Read the rest

  • Sydney to Canberra

    Sydney to Canberra

    Much of the day was spent in transit. By the time you get to the airport and relax, and then take a flight, and recover at the other end (checking into the hotel), it takes up the best part of the day, even if the flight is only short.… Read the rest

  • One Night in Canberra

    One Night in Canberra

    “These are the reason I haven’t worn a watch in about twenty years”, I told Sue, as we wandered around the ABC Studio at Old Parliament House, now the “Museum Of Australian Democracy”.… Read the rest

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