March 6, 2019
When I left my guardian angel Trish in Braidwood on Tuesday afternoon, I was in a hurry. I'd intended to buy a takeaway dinner in Braidwood, and a bottle of wine, but I was out of time.
The trip to the Mount Fairy Airbnb cottage would take an hour - about when Tim the...
March 4, 2019
Promising to speak soon, Trisha and I hugged goodbye on Tuesday morning after breakfast, and I left Bobundara for Braidwood on my next adventure.
Before he arrived on Monaro, our hero was for some time at a property on the Shoalhaven River near Braidwood. I was aware t...
March 3, 2019
Bobundra breakfasts include freshly juiced grapefruit, orange, carrot, ginger, beetroot and turmeric. One glass of this delicious purple concoction on Sunday morning and I was ready to rope a bullock.
Fortunately I didn’t have to - we walked along the creek instead, to...
March 2, 2019
What a great few days!
How fabulous to have the chance to visit Monaro to see for the first time the vastness of that amazing treeless landscape, gently-coloured layers folded one upon another, ribbon roads winding over and through them. By the way, it's Monaro, not th...
February 21, 2019
In the last post about Tassie, I said I'd have a surprise in a couple of weeks. Nous voici!
I didn't ever dream that I'd start writing a novel at my rather advanced age.
Birds eye view of Hydra's jewel harbour on my last day there
But what an adventure it's been....
"I never travel without my diary.
One should always have something
sensational to read on the train."
- OSCAR WILDE
writing the novel