Tag Archives: health

Rotten Head

Small Z has always been germ-averse. Always. I have taken great joy over the years watching her flinch when someone coughs or sneezes nearby. So of course, when a kid she’d spent all day with at school commented at the end of the day that she’d had a horrible day because of a sore throat, …

Brisbane

A brief stopover in Brisbane was what was planned – long enough to catch up with the Almost-Bus-Dwelling-Cousin and get a sail fixed. However, the aforementioned cousin texted me just after we’d gone over the Wide Bay bar – there was some work for me in Brisbane – so 24 hours later, we were motor …

Pilot Bay aaaaand back to Strahan

As soon as we left Strahan to head to Port Davey the other day, I began feeling vile. Not seasicky vile, the I-have-a-lurgy-that-renders-me-exhausted-without-appetite vile. Which was compounded by weather uncertainties and strong currents… We ended up anchored in Back Channel for several hours and then we went through Hells Gates to stay overnight in Pilot …