Category Archives: Walking About

In this category I will write about the on-the-road adventures from start to …

Walkabout 54 – this is the last post in this blog

Promises and more promises… https://picasaweb.google.com/105183160149035139526/PerthToSafetyBeach2015?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCL331PGpi6u6Sg&feat=directlink That is the link to the photos promised in the last post, which I haven’t finished captioning.  I will do do in due course with Al’s help.  I don’t remember the names of places too … Continue reading

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WALKABOUT 52 – NEVER MIND THE WEATHER AS LONG AS WE’RE TOGETHER…

At Jubb road the temperature was 44.7deg C on Monday – so hot we could have fried an egg on our car bonnet if we had had a car. Alas it is in Bentley, Perth with its engine in pieces … Continue reading

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WALKABOUT 51 – MARRINUP TOWN SITE YEAR END ROUNDUP

  I have been procrastinating and thinking about how to go about this year-end Roundup.  Many of the places around this area end in –“up” so taking that metaphor as a start I began to write.  Ironically much of recent … Continue reading

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Walkabout 49/50 – leaving Jubb Road for ?

Wanting to catch up with the Picasa albums I am putting numbers 49 & 50 into this post.  I need to say a bit more about Jubb Road.  Reflecting about it, and about how we decided to leave. After looking … Continue reading

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Walkabout 47 Port Hedland to Perth

This is a long-ish post – sorry but just warning you… has been over a month since I last wrote which is because we have been very busy with a range of dramas outlined here.  Port Hedland was a mix. … Continue reading

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Walkabout 46 – Model T’s and dead Toyotas: The Sinnies really go bush!

We spent an extra week in Broome, but not really in Broome. We set off to find a free spot nearby and came across a rest spot that appeared to be singularly uninviting and as we were leaving we noticed … Continue reading

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Walkabout 45 – Mad dogs and Englishmen … (Flanders and Swan)

Writing from Broome – I have a few stories to tell but will restrict myself a little… The new caravan is old news now and its attendant woes – it is now the car/Tardis.  Leaving Katherine where we relaxed very … Continue reading

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Walkabout 44 – Into the sunset and across the divide …

We headed west and west again to get to the Drovers’ Muster Festival in Camooweal on the Queensland / Northern Territory border after the Bowen market. It got flatter and dustier and so much warmer. Wonderful changes.  Towing our new … Continue reading

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Walkabout 42 – Hitting the road

Makes me think of our dear friends of the early 80’s Philip Donaldson and Tina Calamaris who sang that duet, Hit the road Jack!  They were some of the wonderful young people who marched, threaded, infiltrated, joined our lives in … Continue reading

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Walkabout 41 – Life is less…

…without Bella. She has been left with her ‘minder’ while we are away in South Africa. It is so strange not to have her perky presence somewhere near us. And her tail waving its white tip as she comes in … Continue reading

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