Di's Downunder Diary

Top End

Posted on Apr 15, 2014
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Hi Everyone We are now back in Sydney after a weeks visit to the “Top End” or Northern Territories, as the area around Darwin is formally known.  The trip did not quite go as planned. We flew into Darwin with a view to picking up a hire car and driving immediately the about 3 hr …

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On The Beach

Posted on Mar 27, 2014
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We are back in Sydney after a very enjoyable trip up the East Coast to the New South Wales, Queensland border with a few days there on the Gold Coast. Thank you all for concerns re Jeremy’s health, I can report that by the time we set off last Tuesday week, he was feeling much …

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Down under Autumn

Posted on Mar 14, 2014
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Hello everyone, I thought I had better get a blog up before we head off on a bit of a trip next week.  We have booked to stay at a very nice resort up on the Gold Coast next weekend and Jeremy and I plan to set off by car on Tuesday with 3 night …

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Day to Day

Posted on Feb 28, 2014
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Hello everyone.  I think it is coming up to 3 weeks since my last blog, so time I put something up.  Since waving Anne and Steve off, our life has settled fairly well into general mundane, day to day living, spiced up with a couple of meet up with Paul and Moyra who have been …

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Visitors

Posted on Feb 6, 2014
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Well somehow, January has come to an end and we have slipped into February!  We must now be just over halfway through our stay here and what we thought might be an overlong time is passing nicely.  Especially so when we read and hear of the terrible flood problems back in the UK.  We saw …

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Van Diemens Land

Posted on Jan 20, 2014
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We are “home” from 12 days in beautiful Tasmania.  We have had a wonderful trip flying into a bright but chilly (after Sydney temperatures) Hobart, picking up a hire car and driving the couple of hours to Port Arthur. There we stayed right by the settlement which has become a museum of convict history and …

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God Rest You Merry Gentlemen!

Posted on Jan 3, 2014
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Happy New Year everyone.  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year with friends and family’s.  The weather in UK sounds appalling so hope everyone’s homes have survived the storms and floods.  From what we gather, ours have although thanks firstly to Paul and then Vicky and Rupert for securing our temperamental …

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Living in a land down under.

Posted on Dec 13, 2013
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Hello again, Back from our Red Centre trip for about 2 weeks now and gently settling in to Sydney life!  As we are here for a long stay this time, we seem to be working at not being tourists and doing more every day living things!  Not sure what that is but time passes quickly …

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The Road Less Travelled

Posted on Nov 29, 2013
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Hello Everyone Here we are back in Sydney, just about 2 weeks in to our 5 month mammoth trip! We arrived to a lovely sunny evening on 14th November and were in our apartment within an hour and a half of touching down.  We quickly freshened up and drove our new set of wheels,which Oli …

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Addendum

Posted on Jun 21, 2013
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Hi all my last post was going to be the final one of the trip but it was such an epic voyage from Aberystwyth to Padstow that I had to record it for myself and hopefully, those who have stuck with me through my travels may like to read about it too. We enjoyed less …

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