Breakdown Blues – Days 86 to 88 – Haircuts & Trims

Aug 2022, Mulambin, Qld It was a pleasantly warm night. Woody is up early and walks to Cooee Bay to buy bread again and I pick him up. After breakfast, we have some misty rain but it’s probably my last chance to walk Ritamada. Decked out in Woody’s old sailing jacket, which comes down to my knees, I hit the sand. It’s invigorating with a high tide, heavy mist, and peaceful. In the afternoon I take a walk on Mulambin Beach while Woody has a haircut. The Park is trimming the many palms and The Prado’s old site now looks … Continue reading Breakdown Blues – Days 86 to 88 – Haircuts & Trims

Breakdown Blues – Day 81 – Bon Voyage

Aug 2022, Mulambin, Qld After travelling together for more than two months, the Prado’s hit the road but not before they jiggle the van around a palm tree. You see, they parked up 6 weeks ago and opened the kitchen window to air the van out. The window was touching a palm tree and is of the kind that you must push out further before pulling it in. They decided to leave the window open for the duration. Now they must gently manoeuvre the van forward before they can close the window. Oh, the troubles we get ourselves into. Woody … Continue reading Breakdown Blues – Day 81 – Bon Voyage