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A Children’s Sailing Story A Children’s Sailing Story

For All Those Young Girls Who Want to be Captains A realistic sailing story written by a retired teacher turned sailor, Susea Spray’s A Big Blue Boat is about a boat, a girl and the rollicking frolicking sea. There is nothing dream – like or imaginary about this picture book. Rhythm, rhyme and repetition make […]

The Week That Was 8 The Week That Was 8

Packing Up and Finishing off for the 2020 Season   Outings No outings this week, since pack up is well underway and Bob is madly working on completing numerous small jobs he wants done.   Work It’s incredible how often the weather bypasses the Newcastle area. First off was a new door handle to our […]

The Week That Was 7 The Week That Was 7

Port Macquarie, Calais and more……. Weekly Outing On awaking last Sunday, Bob’s first words were, ‘I think we’ll take a trip to Port Macquarie…..’ A two hour trip, we passed through country that had been decimated by last summer’s bushfires, but more on that later. Arriving in beautiful Port Macquarie in time for lunch, a […]

The Week That Was 4 The Week That Was 4

A Goanna, A Birthday and Work!   Myall Lakes Sightings Another trip to Myall Lakes presented us with some incredible sightings, but not many pictures. The goanna, otherwise known as the monitor lizard was a fantastic find. Like the crocodile, they have been in existence for millenia, and are to be found in a multitude […]