3100 kilometres —- And a readers’ survey.

Made it to Townsville. Will rest for two days and then go on to Cairns. Now a lot of people were a little sceptical about the idea of stopping every 100 kilometres. You’ll want to look at lots more. No, I said. But you were right and I was wrong. So I decided to stop every 50 km. And that worked much better because the … Continue reading 3100 kilometres —- And a readers’ survey.

The Daylesford Decision – The Best of Things, The Worst of Things.

Email to Fi, cc Ken, Jackie. Dear Fi and Dear Ken, Since my phone call the other day with the good news about your mother I thought you would like to read a transcript of a news article that appeared in a Melbourne edition of “The Age” newspaper. It is quite brief but says it all. ‘Today in a Melbourne Courtroom the fate of two … Continue reading The Daylesford Decision – The Best of Things, The Worst of Things.

Melbourne to Cairns – Introduction

Well you must start from somewhere and in Victoria all distances are measured from the old GPO. (General Post Office). So this is zero – late at night. We wont start late at night because we plan to travel during daylight. We will start from two places. I will start in Caulfield, in Melbourne and Robin, that is my sister, will leave from Geelong. We … Continue reading Melbourne to Cairns – Introduction

The Daylesford Decision – Welcome to Kuala Lumpur

Michael returned to two very angry men. “Right Mick, Michael, Commander, Constable or whatever the bloody hell you want to be called. This is bloody entrapment. We get charged and we explain it all. That bastard John trapped us with an almighty con job. And we can prove it. Yes, I offered to take the stuff. But I didn’t know. I know the law. To … Continue reading The Daylesford Decision – Welcome to Kuala Lumpur

Travels with the Dragon.

Travels with Charley.  1960 road trip. 57 years ago John Steinbeck my favourite American writer took a trip in a specially made camper, ‘Rocinante’, named after Don Quixote’s horse. Steinbeck travelled in an anti-clockwise direction around the US of A and was accompanied by his great big Poodle Charley. The trip was about 10,000 miles (16,000km) Next week I will be travelling from Melbourne to Cairns in … Continue reading Travels with the Dragon.