Like a Rollingstone, Day 67 – Soggy in Mackay

Day 67 Friday, 15/7/2016, Cape Hillsborough to Mackay, bloody wet …and cold By the time we’d finished Woody’s birthday dinner last night we didn’t really notice the foul weather. It wasn’t until we woke up this morning that we noticed that the caravan leak has come back. It’s above the bed head and thankfully it isn’t too bad, just annoying. The rain hasn’t stopped for twelve hours. We pack up, which is considerably easier for me than Woody as all of his ‘blue’ jobs are outside in the rain and mud. As we drive into Mackay we pass the scene … Continue reading Like a Rollingstone, Day 67 – Soggy in Mackay

Like a Rollingstone, Day 66 – Celebratory caravan cooking

Day 66 Thursday, 14/7/2016, Cape Hillsborough, cloudy wet 17 It’s Woody’s 70th birthday and we drive into Mackay for lunch. We find a friendly Thai restaurant overlooking the marina and feel rather special as there’s no one else there. Back at camp we spend the afternoon preparing a Chinese dinner. I bake a cake in our wondrous new oven then can’t figure out where to put it…..the coffee machine is on the bathroom floor along with the fruit bowl, but that seems to live on the bathroom floor most of the time, and a pumpkin that has been waiting for … Continue reading Like a Rollingstone, Day 66 – Celebratory caravan cooking