Banned on the Run, Day 28 – Alstonville

Day 28 Wednesday 8/7/20 Alstonville, steady soaking rain 14 Gee, it’s nice to have a lie in. It’s a cool morning and it quickly turns to persistent drizzling rain. We do a little cleaning and then settle down to a bit of reading or should I say a reading marathon. We firm our plans for entering Queensland. Rather than facing long queues on the A1 (Pacific) Highway where being a metropolitan area we’ve heard that it currently takes 4 hours, we’ve decided to travel west to Tenterfield and the New England Highway. The Melbourne metropolitan area has gone back into … Continue reading Banned on the Run, Day 28 – Alstonville

Banned on the Run, Day 19 – Covid Dancing

Day 19 Monday 29/6/20 Moonee Beach, 19 forecasted rain was a sprinkle. The blueberries we bought in Woolgoolga are large and sweet and perfect for breakfast. Elle & El Prado go into Coffs Harbour for haircuts. We too go to Coffs taking VeeWee and little poodle Nic and a long shopping list which means a  tiresome day of driving in circles, in traffic. Gosh we hate traffic. I do get to buy a pair of jeans and a warm coat to guard against the colder than expected outdoor evenings. Perhaps my outlay will be enough to force Qld’s premier to … Continue reading Banned on the Run, Day 19 – Covid Dancing

Banned on the Run, Day 17 – Moonee Beach

Day 17, Saturday 27/6/20 Nambucca to Moonee Beach, overcast 17 We girls put our collective feet down and insist on a late start because we can’t check in at Moonee Beach until 11:00am and for heaven’s sake it is only 62kms away. The boys are edgy but it is nice squeezing in a last walk on the V wall. The surf on the bar is pounding and two jet skis are ferrying surfers out to the waves. It’s chilling to watch as the jet skis disappear in the troughs. Two old guys (at least my age) behind me are watching … Continue reading Banned on the Run, Day 17 – Moonee Beach