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Photos: Beached

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Photo Gallery

Queensland's Sunshine Coast lives up to its name
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Tags: australia, beach, footprints, kitesurfing, queensland, sunrise, surfing, walking

Jenny and Joan in Ireland

IRELAND | Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Views [663]

Ireland Thursday 17 May (Dublin to Moira): After way too many hours in planes and airports, we arrived in Dublin and picked up our hire car. A stroke of luck there, with a free upgrade to a 4WD. We had one place to visit today and then intended ... Read more >

Tags: ireland, road trip

Photos: Ireland 2007

IRELAND | Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Photo Gallery

11 weeks with Mum.
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Breaking the Rules

BELGIUM | Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Views [319] | Scholarship Entry

I never pick up hitchhikers when I’m alone. Never. Who knows why I stopped for the young Belgian couple? Their van, it turned out, had broken down about 100 metres from our house. When I dropped them off half an hour later we were friends and had swapped ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Photos: Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 17 May 2015 | Photo Gallery

Conquering my fear of heights
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Scared of heights? Unfit? Don’t like ladders? What would you do in Sydney?

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 17 May 2015 | Views [533]

Climb the Harbour Bridge, of course. At least, that’s what I did. The weather was absolutely awful – cold and very wet. What would you expect in the middle of winter? Well, it could have been fine, but it wasn’t. Everyone else thought ... Read more >

Tags: bridge climb, fear, sydney

New Zealand's South Island - the return

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 16 May 2015 | Views [463]

Here's a link to our 2nd trip to NZ's beautiful South Island, prompted by our son who had a job as a tour guide and incorporating the Hokitika Wild Foods Festival. https://flyinggoannas.wordpress.com/2014/05/07/2014-2-weeks-in-new-zealands-south-island/ ... Read more >

Tags: new zealand, road trip, south island

Photos: New Zealand 2014

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 16 May 2015 | Photo Gallery

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Tags: new zealand, road trip