We've witnessed another moment in Australian aviation history with the departure of the last QANTAS 747 from our shores. Flight QF7474, the Boeing 747-438(ER) VH-OEJ, departed Sydney (SYD) for Los Angeles (LAX) at 15.28 (3.28pm) Wednesday 22nd July 2020. From there, it flew on to its final resting place in the Mojave Desert (MHV). The … Continue reading Farewell to the last QANTAS 747
Aussies know 25th April as Anzac Day. I've done several posts on this, most memorably that of 2015 held in Bogan Gate. This year we commemorated at home. It started with the 6am dawn service, which commenced with this introduction . . . On this day above all others we recall those who served in … Continue reading Anzac Day 2018
The inaugural cruise ship visit to Wollongong (Port Kembla) was the Radiance of the Seas in October 2016, and I wrote about that in this post. Last Monday 29th January we were ecstatic to welcome the vessel back for its third time and our first cruise ship for 2018. Here it is as seen from our balcony … Continue reading Wollongong Ambassadors Welcome Radiance of the Seas Again!