Strange names on the Gold Coast- it took me forever to learn how to pronounce Mudgereeba. The Mudgereeba Blues was held at the Wallaby Hotel- a free event and free soda water, but I was probably the only one drinking it. Then it took me four goes of driving around the confusing circular roads to … Continue reading Budgerigar..Mudgeeraba
The Lion and Rose was a delightful reminder of the wealthy early settlers of Portland, but obviously it was not built with sound insulation in mind-talk about paper thin walls. The congenial owners have it on the market-but I enjoyed my stay there despite the early morning sounds of my neighbours.-and plumbing sounds at 2.30 … Continue reading Cute Wooden Houses of Oregon.
Another Girl's Road Trip from San Francisco to Portland via Weed....After 2 hours in the San Francisco traffic- my daughter and I and the dog, were finally out of the Bay Area and on our way to Redding (Whiskey Town). It was dark and gloomy by about 4.00 pm so were thrilled to arrive at … Continue reading BACK in the U.S.S.A…
The twin towns of Coolangatta in Queensland (who said they are backwards!) and Tweed Heads in New South Wales, is town divided into 2 separate time zones. Partitioned, by the border between the 2 states-one side of the street is an hour ahead, cross the road and the mobile phone goes berserk not knowing what … Continue reading Time Does Matter.. in Coolangatta.