When I started this blog, almost ten years ago now, I called it 55 Days with Gwen. It was only meant to last for the duration of a two-month Balkan holiday with our neighbours and friends, nick-named Jay and Waddie to preserve their anonymity to a wider audience. I didn't have many followers then, but … Continue reading Who Stole September?
SkyDiving with Gwen – Third Time Lucky
I have been nursing an ambition to SkyDive. I've wanted to do this since the early 80s. In those days I planned to learn how to parachute. Then I met my husband (to be) and he quickly talked me out of it. I can't have wanted it hard enough, because he didn't have to use … Continue reading SkyDiving with Gwen – Third Time Lucky
Time To Go Home, Adelaide to Sydney, June 2016
Day 23 of the "Ultimate Australian Rail Holiday" Thursday 9th June 2016 If we were on our "correct" schedule of the Ultimate Australian Holiday itinerary, this is the day we would be "departing from Southern Cross Station aboard the XPT bound for Sydney in a First Class Seat". The XPT train leaves Melbourne at 8.30am and … Continue reading Time To Go Home, Adelaide to Sydney, June 2016