Bushfire lookout – a story Ch 6 – Conclusion

He looked back at the school. No one played outside and he knew lunch was over. The sun shone brightly in spite of the wind. Chapter Six It was exactly at two thirty eight that afternoon that Bill Willoughby spotted smoke. He didn’t know it was exactly two thirty eight. That was only worked out later. I suspect that you might want to know how … Continue reading Bushfire lookout – a story Ch 6 – Conclusion

The Road Trip – #20 Lucinda to El Arish

So, goodbye stingers and have a nice day. More sugarcane and the Cardwell Range up close on the left, the coast on our right but no ocean because there is Hinchinbrook Island (nearly 400 square km. in area ) just a little way of the coast.  The road rises over a spur of the Cardwell Range and from a lookout you can see Hinchinbrook Island across … Continue reading The Road Trip – #20 Lucinda to El Arish

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.