Bunyip Verde

Ramon, Araceli, Alonso and Hector on the beach at Brown Lake

What will we call the boat?

Well, we’re here on Brown Lake at Straddie and we’re worried about the Bunyip that Pete has warned us about so if we name it after him surely he’ll leave us alone…

But it needs two names.  What about Green Bunyip because the research work is green and the boat is green? Continue reading “Bunyip Verde”

Woolwich and quirky Balmain

Sunrise from Woolwich - Sydney Harbour bridge on the right

So I could have nearby accommodation while manning a stand at the boat show I brought Current Sunshine down to Woolwich Marina. Andrew Bray came along for the ride and we chased Plastiki but couldn’t quite catch her. Halfway down from Pittwater we caught site of Plastiki—not hard to spot because of the swarm of new choppers buzzing around her.

And in case you’re wondering why we couldn’t catch her Continue reading “Woolwich and quirky Balmain”

Blue Dog Ridge

A campfire beckons...

With gusty winds thrashing the trees and rain pelting on the windows I easily rolled over and snuggled under the doona, content to procrastinate getting up a little longer. The forecast of ‘rain clearing’ was fighting a losing battle against the lashing rain. Con and I had planned to leave at 7am for the hour’s drive into the Megalong Valley to start our two day hike into the Wild Dog Mountains. Continue reading “Blue Dog Ridge”