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

Byfield National Park

Friends have invited us for a picnic in Byfield National Park. They live about 20kms north of Yeppoon, Qld at Bungundarra on rich red soil. Their 20 acre farm and mango orchard faces east towards the blue ranges of Byfield. The area is lush with farms and I’ll swear that a concrete post would grow in soil like this. Dozens of magpie geese have taken up residence in the dam out front. We have morning tea on the terrace before driving along about 17kms of dirt road into Upper Stoney Camp Ground. This is a 4WD only camp ground and … Continue reading Byfield National Park