Peace just outside of Sydney

Barely an hour’s drive north of Sydney lies the start of the central coast.   It is a beautiful part of the world, all surrounded by water – the open sea on one side and the canals and bays of  Brisbane Waters on the other.  The beaches are child friendly (mostly) and a great place forContinue reading “Peace just outside of Sydney”

Road Trip Day 4 – Mudgee and the road back to Sydney

Minus One. Yes, that is the temperature it got down to on our first night in Mudgee. When we awoke we found car windows covered with a layer of ice glistening in the morning sun. Clearly spring in this part of the country means icy-cold nights, even though the days turned out to be quite brightContinue reading “Road Trip Day 4 – Mudgee and the road back to Sydney”

Road Trip Day 2 – Dubbo Zoo

Our first night in the campervan passed pretty uneventfully. Neither child fell out of the top bunk, despite my grave concerns, although one of them knocked a torch to the floor at about 3am and gave us a serious imitation of a heart attack. I tried to make an early start of it, wanting toContinue reading “Road Trip Day 2 – Dubbo Zoo”