Let’s raise a glass to the Mirrool pub

I was pleased to read recently that the Mirrool Pub is back in business and under new management. For the ‘pub stay’ caravanner using the Newell Highway this is great news because the friendly hamlet of Mirrool provides spotless and modern bathrooms (toilets and showers) along with power and water for a small fee. Across the road is the grand old Royal Hotel from which, as legend has it, is where AFL star Billy Brownless once kicked a footy over the grain silos. For those grey nomads making the trek north in winter there’s a big open fireplace in the … Continue reading Let’s raise a glass to the Mirrool pub

Follow the Sun – Nambucca to Morisset

Day 62, 13/9/2019 Friday, Nambucca Heads to Morisset, just 20 It’s time to say goodbye to this captivating area. We spot an osprey nest atop a pole, in a paddock. Smoke still hangs in the air. The Pacific Highway thankfully, is quiet. We quickly get back into the rhythm of the road. Woody stabbing the Scan button on the radio to find John Laws then groaning when the only station is full of static. Yay. And so, it’s Pacific Highway, bone jarring, NSW concrete highway all the way with no towns to break the monotony. We keep ourselves sane by … Continue reading Follow the Sun – Nambucca to Morisset