A Freedom Ramble

“I think we’re going the wrong way.” Well, that took all of five minutes. Those navigational gremlins don’t just perch on our shoulder, those beasties just take up residence. When there’s a right turn and a wrong turn, for some reason, we’ll go wrong every time!  We, like most of the rest of the world,... Continue Reading →

Have You Seen A Wombat?

March 8, 2020 Day two of our Cradle Mountain adventure dawned rather chillier than day one. The cloud was out, the sun was shy, there was a nip in the mountain air, but we set off for another traipse around Cradle Mountain. Our starting point was Ronny Creek, where we were deposited by the shuttle.... Continue Reading →

Just A Pair Of Rookie Ramblers

March 7, 2020 “Are you sure!?” called Steve from behind me, with undisguised questioning of my navigational skills, seemingly convinced I was taking us on a merry dance through the Tasmanian wilderness. “Yes!” I replied with utmost certainty. I had the guide posts in my sight and despite the fact our path had become nothing... Continue Reading →

To Tassie, With Gratitude

“We really are lucky.” Those words have passed our lips on more occasions than I could count with a stadium’s worth of fingers and toes. On our travels we daily expressed how fortunate we were, to be in a position to see the amazing things we’d seen, to travel as we did, in the manner... Continue Reading →

Exploring The Backyard

“I love it! I just love it!” “Just beautiful!” “That’s special.” Those were the phrases I uttered with regularity on our recent European cycling adventure. The sights we saw, the places, scenery and landscapes we were lucky enough to feast our eyes on daily, sent me into paroxysms of delight. Travelling though, does make one... Continue Reading →

The Rooke Street Roam

The sun is shining, the streets have a distinctive smattering of tinsel, carols of old blend with contemporary pop diva adaptations in a battle of Bing vs Beyonce…it must be the festive season. Yes indeed, the Australian summer brings with it decorations of snow covered scenes and elderly bearded gentleman in red suits that would... Continue Reading →

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