ENGLAND 1 – ARGENTINA 0 (Huraah!) Seems like ages since I last did a ‘proper blog’. I have been going through the transitional period from Hot tropics, Low stress, to cold UK, part of the machine again. It’s not as bad as it seems. It’s good to be back. Went to a mini festival last Sunday – at the water… Read more →
hello.lots has being going on in dragon drop over the past few days. Denise is back from south africa (hurray) the qeen has been queen for 50 years and matt is back at work tomorrow (good luck darlin) and tonight we went to see Attack of the Clones. Fantastic really enjoyed ourselves and much thankx to the babysitters for allowing… Read more →
Bit of useless (but I think interesting) statistics coming up; 299 unique visitors into Dragondrop.org thru May (During the peak ‘Australia Adventure’ episode) Visitor spread from the following countries (domain suffixes) ; Countries 1. United Kingdom (.uk) 36,28% 2. Commercial (.com) 29,87% 3. Unknown 13,85% 4. Network (.net) 9,37% 5. Australia (.au) 3,45% 6. Turks and Caicos Islands (.tc) 1,33%… Read more →
Got over jet lag now and have seen just about everyone now. I’ts nice being back. Parts of the big Australia adventure already seem like a dream. There are some fantastic memories now stored in my head, and I feel so much better for it. Had a nice BBQ last night with Cajun chicken, shish kebabs and a snags and… Read more →
The Australia Adventure The latest collection is now online – just short of 100 pictures from our epic adventure. Click here to visit the page.
Hello back at last to the dark warmth of dragon drop outof the cold of the english summer. I aam hoping however that we brought some of the nice weather with us and I shall send all our rain to the places that have had no rain since february ie Queensland. Had a good flight kids were very good and… Read more →
Coming Soon ! Tried to upload my watchcam photo’s but due to connection problems, could not sort it out – will try again tomorrow (watch this space)
Great few last days chillin in Mission Beach. Met a lovley couple from Dublin, and spent quite a lot of time by the pool or on the beach. Tropical rainforests – very nice. Lush, Massive trees, wierd plants, millions of bugs, spiders, animals birds and butterfls – Saw loads of magnificent Uliseys* (spelling may be a bit squiff there) Butterflys… Read more →
well here we are at Mission Beach in the heart of Queensland tropical rainforest. Had a walk today through it so amazing the trees are so high and vast and the area is so lush. they say it is a forest and yet is is so incomparable to any forest I have ever been in. A wall of sound hits… Read more →
After fleeting visit to Rockhampton, we headed towards the coast to a small place called Yepoon – we stayed at a campsite near there. Also close was Emu park, and Captain Cooks monument ‘The Singing Ship’ (a 100′ tall monument that sings in the wind) We went on a day trip to the Kepple Islands. We got there in an… Read more →
On the back of Eirene’s blog below (using unused internet credit!) we are on Bruce highway (the main road to Cairns) rignt on the tropic of Capricorn – you should be able to pinpoint us exactly. Another cool drive – saw wild Kangaroos (big grey’s) and dingo’s and horses. it’s hot up here ! right – meter has run out.
well we have left the saftey of anuty beryl timmy and mels abode and continued on our way. Much thanks to them for all their hospitality and love and we hope to see them all again soon but where the water goes down the plug the other way hint hint to mel and tim to get their passports in orderand… Read more →
What a fun packed day we have just had. Before I go on =- The spider that Eirene Mentioned last night was a huntsman spider. It was about 3 to 4 inches across, and stocky very mean looking (I’m sure you can find a picture on the net). I’m sure it’s having a bit of a giggle at the visiting… Read more →
well we have made it so far as to Neerdie to my Aunty Beryls (nana’s sister) and her octaganol shaped house. right of the highway that we have been folllowing so far. Really enjoyed Byron Bay such beautiful beaches and people and it seems all VW Camper vans that Oz has. Met three lovely lads that werent scared by people… Read more →
Done a fair few miles (or should I say Kilometers) over the past few days. Stayed a while in Forster – that was a nice place. Got to see some glow in the dart mushrooms – pretty odd sight. First unpoluted view the souther skys – amazing. Clearly visable milky way, – a huge rash of stars.We followed Forster with… Read more →