Grey Gold Coast

Our first day here, anchored with 52 other boats in Bum’s Bay, was sunshiney and gorgeous. And then the past five days have brought an EPIC weather system that has included more rain than we have previously encountered, high winds (though we are well protected from them) and crazy seas. If I had organised a […]

Brisbane to Gold Coast Seaway

We left Brisbane at daybreak, found a 24 hour fulel dock at City Gate Marina, dropped $120 on diesel/petrol and filled our totally empty water tanks. It felt good to be on the move. The longer I was in Brisbane, the more I liked it, but I because simultaneously less and less enaboured of the […]

Brisvegas

Unintentionally we arrived in the school holidays, meaning there were library activities aplenty… but there was also the scourge of the homeschooler – Other Kids Everywhere. We like the other kids, we do – but in horde proportions? Only just tolerable. Yesterday, however, Queensland children Went Back To School. We…went to the State Library, the […]