Winter

I’m in heaven! I love winter and I haven’t experienced one in a few years now. I like living in Queensland but I miss the seasonal changes. Last night, a freezing cold wind blew up and temperatures plummeted at dusk. I turned the heater on, went to bed with socks on my feet and curled …

A new adventure I wake this morning with sun streaming into my room and magpies warbling in the gum trees surrounding my cabin. Utter bliss! I’m off on a new adventure....going back to the Blue Mountains to work. I’m so looking forward to foggy mornings, shuffling among autumn leaves, country community hospitality, and feeling cold …

Well That Didn’t Go as Planned….

I haven’t got my Coasting Back Home blog page going yet so I’ll post here for now. I took off a few days ago with my bus full of brand new equipment, heaps of excitement and anticipation. Hurtling down the highway towards my destination for the next few days, I accompanied Leonard Cohen, Michael Franti, …

WTF?

Whilst reading an article posted on Facebook recently, I was struck by the realisation that not only does Australia have its own version of English, but we also share a universal language that abbreviates things more than we Australians do (is that possible?) We now read that we have FOMO and there is TMI....I mean, …

Scrambled Thoughts 💭

Living in Queensland again is strange. I had forgotten how beautiful the jacaranda trees are with their plumage of bright purple flowers, forgotten the noisy birds, the beautiful tree lined streets of suburbia, and how vibrant the restaurants are along the river. Fairy lights sparkle in all the trees and the canopy of the bougainvillea …

I’ll Push You

Yesterday I witnessed something amazing...the fulfilment of a man's selfless dream. Patrick Gray is an extraordinary person. For those that don't know, his best friend has a degenerative disease and is now in a wheelchair. They have known each other since they were born and have the most incredible friendship. Their bond is so rare. …