Bellingen to Sydney

22 September to September 2002 On our first morning back at Minnie Water, Susie wanted to relocate our camp.  I was reluctant to do this, having grown tired of setting up and breaking camp for short stops.  But we found a spot further away from the beach that was shady and secluded, being nestled in…

Brisbane

21 September 2002 Judy Venn lent us her Brisbane street directory, so we had no trouble finding Robbie’s house in Chapel Hill.  We also had her excellent directions to follow.  The house was an impressive structure, “More an environment than a house”, as one of the proud owners observed, reciting the wisdom of a previous…

Minnie Water to Byron Bay

18-19 April 2002 Minnie Water was great. I spent much of yesterday in the surf with Clare, who is easing into this travelling lifestyle.  The surf was rough and full of rips, so I stayed within a depth of 5 feet. We had a nice soup for lunch cooked in the Dutch oven suspended from…

Bellingen to Minnie Water

17-18 April 2002 We spent yesterday at Cate’s house in Bellingen (or just outside Bellingen to be accurate).  This was a chance to catch up on some badly needed sleep, and also to catch up on improvements that Cate has made to her house.  She works on her house as if it were a piece…