Monthly Archives: January 2016

Stormchasing on the North Atlantic – Chapter 1

The night before we boarded the Queen Mary 2 (the largest ocean liner in the world!), we arrived in Southampton, England after dark by train (about 5.30pm) and caught a taxi to the hotel – driven by a Portuguese driver … Continue reading

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Our Big Day Out……

Part 2 of the saga of Trentham, Victoria to Swansea, Wales by public transport…. We left a hazy, smoggy Hong Kong with the promise of being into Heathrow about an hour early courtesy of a half loaded plane and favorable … Continue reading

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Cattle Class at 38,000’…..

……sitting here at 3.30am (Melbourne time) over eastern Northern Territory listening to Avenged Sevenfold, Nine Inch Nails, Def Leppard and Hush in the dark with just the flickering of TV monitors around me…the turbulence in the vicinity of the tropical … Continue reading

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