Margaret Watson (Richard's Australian "girl friend" with whom we're staying for this leg) met at the airport and we drove to her house in the leafy suburb of East Malvern. The weather was sunny but not hot and after a bit of lunch we walked with Margaret to her local park. The brown leaves of autumn are on the ground yet camellias are in flower, the buds are ready to flower on the rhododendrons and the lemon trees are STACKED with fresh ripe fruit...so which se...
Noy's 4th Walkabout
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Hi Guys, Just a note to say there are NO boring photos for now as the link we're using is very expensive. Will upload Sunshine Coast photos when we get to Bali, assuming that the hotal has facilities! We're well and beginning to feel vaguely excited about coming home - honest! Love to you all, R & J xx
The last postcard was about people, so now, The Games. We've attended four nights so far, Tuesday probably being the best. Jo bought all the tickets for us as soon as they were on sale and he deliberately planted us in a different part of the stadium each night. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has been one of THE stadiums in the world, ever since it was built for the Olympic Games of 1956. Statues of great sports personalities, the greatest probably being ...
First, our lovely friends who we've met up with here. We should have explained in more detail the photos we put up on Monday. Jo came with camera to record our arrival at Melbourne! We landed pretty much on time after the long trip down from Phuket via, Bangkok and Sydney. In Bangkok we NEARLY had a Stanley and Livingstone moment spoiled only by Bangkok Airways flying Steve and Claire in from Laos about 30 minutes later than scheduled, so we went through to t...
As we\'re at the Games all week, we\'ll be watching the message board but will NOT be updating it. Have a good week, love from Richard and Jill xx