Kayaking on Sydney Harbour

In three decades of being lucky enough to visit Australia pretty regularly I have spent quite a lot of time in and around Sydney Harbour.  I have swam in it, driven over it, been ferried across it, taken water taxis from one side of it to the other, walked around it, walked over it, SCUBA […]

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Olympics!

The Olympics and the Paralympics were incredible!  Although the events are all finished now it will be a long time before anyone in London forgets about them.  Everything about the the games, in my opinion, was fantastic.  I could not get over how smoothly it all ran. I think there were a lot of people […]

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The Great Ocean Road

Way back….um…I can’t remember when now…August I think, my partner in crime Ed ‘The Kid’ Gregory headed south from our base in Sydney to Melbourne.  There we met up with our favourite Anglo-Franco duo, Ellie and Julie (otherwise known as Pommie and Frenchie) for a little road trip. We rented a car and headed out […]

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My Outback Adventure

Nearly two weeks have passed since I returned from Queensland and I have just found the time to write about what I got up to there.  It is difficult to put into words just what an amazing time I had up there.  The Jackson family took care of me so well that I cannot thank […]

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The Never Ending Journey

Tuesday 5th July – Trip to KL Part the first: cab to the pier 1958 – 84F the cab, well, open back van thing, has picked us up early and we are on the way with a couple of Norwegians to the pier to catch the night boat to Suratthani. It’s hot and it is […]

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