Banned on the Run, Day 29 – Alstonville

Day 29 Thursday 9/7/20 Alstonville, cloud, some drizzle 18 A little sunshine makes the world rosy again. Our phones are running hot. Where are we? Will we make it into QLD? How will we go about it? Is the entry form online yet or do we fill one out at the border? The government website hasn’t been updated yet. Then we get a call from our mate R, his government contact has phoned him, “The border will be closed to all Victorians”! In a way it is a relief. We hastily meet, check WikiCamps and decide on trying for sites … Continue reading Banned on the Run, Day 29 – Alstonville

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