Category Archives: Weather

Back north to Queensland and hunting storms again….

1st November: FINGAL HEAD —–> TEWANTIN We wandered away from our fabulous beachfront site at Fingal Head and took the shortcut (that doesn’t go over a mountain range) to Esk in the Central Highlands of Queensland which only took 2 … Continue reading

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Exploring the New South Wales Northern Rivers….

30th October: CASINO —–> POTTSVILLE A pleasant night was spent at the Casino Big 4 caravan park where I finally found a laundry tub with hot water so I washed the towels and hung them out undercover overnight. After Clyve … Continue reading

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We got cows!!! and storms!!!! NSW delivers an enjoyable storm entree….

October 28: MUNDUBBERA —–> KILLARNEY After a good night’s sleep we headed south towards New South Wales….First was Jandowae where we stopped near the old railway station for a cuppa. We parked unknowingly in the middle of a patch of … Continue reading

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Heading south again…..time to go looking for storms in NSW

October 26: Cardwell —–> Mackay We said goodbye to Cardwell and headed south to Blacks Beach in the northern suburbs of Mackay. We had a bit of a look around Townsville as we drove through from north to south. The … Continue reading

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Living the Dream, Chasing the Weather and Wandering About….”A Storm or Five”

20th October: From Trangie, NSW to Cunnamulla,Qld We spent a pleasant night in a surprisingly good caravan park in Trangie – it’s the first time I’ve stayed there since a school excursion to a cattle feedlot up that way back … Continue reading

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Eating our way across the North Atlantic

Day 1 – wind trails on the water Rocking and rolling last night as we rounded the Isle of Wight and headed out into the English Channel. We are in Stateroom 12012, next door to the one we were in … Continue reading

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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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