Category Archives: Australia Adventure

Tuesday 22nd January – Hello England!

We are back! On time and without any delays from the snow. We landed on time at Heathrow – 6.20am – with only a short time in transit at Singapore after 7 hour flight from Sydney. Then another 14 hours … Continue reading

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Monday 21st January – Goodbye Sydney

This will be my last blog posting in Australia; my next one will be from the UK where we arrive on Tuesday morning. I am sitting in a coffee shop in Oatley at 7am to update this blog ahead of … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th January – Last visit to Ashbury and Almost a Cricket Match

So, our penultimate day in Australia and we had planned to spend it with Jo and Hamish. After a swim in the pool at Oatley (not the same when the sun isn’t out and it’s only 23 degrees outside!) we … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th January – Visit to Balmain and Almost an Outdoor Movie

After the record temperatures of yesterday, we expected something different – and we got it: rain. Well not that much rain but just enough…! It didn’t stop us having a light lunch and then journeying over to Jo and Hamish’s … Continue reading

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Friday 18th January – A Record Breaker

I have been in 40 degrees in South Sudan but never in Australia. Apparently today the temperature soared to 45.8 degrees which is the highest ever recorded! We were lucky as we had the pool and the IGA supermarket to … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th January – Souvenir Shopping and Flamenco Music

Another quiet day helping Frances with her computer, getting rid of some ants and sweeping up in her garden. As there is no wifi at the house in Oatley I journey to Gloria Jean’s coffee shop in the village to … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th January – Royal National Park

The week has been hotting up as Sydney starts to experience another bout of blistering temperatures. Just after their wedding, Jo and Hamish took some of their friends to the Royal National Park which is an hour south of Sydney. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th January – A Day Out in Sydney

We planned a full day today to make the most of the last few days we will be in Sydney. It is a vibrant city and there are many places we haven’t been. So we set off with Frances for … Continue reading

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Monday 14th January – Getting Settled in Oatley

This week is the start of a long-term process of consolidating our belongings. From two plastic bags on the Hawkesbury River we will eventually take all our belongings out of storage and the many other places that we have left … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th January – The Adventure Continues

I had another early start as dawn arrived. The fish were jumping out of the water catching flies and the birds were singing their early morning songs: a great opportunity to sit and soak in the wonder of God’s world … Continue reading

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