Follow the Sun, Day 18 Tannum Sands

Day 18, 31/7/2019 Wednesday, Tannum Sands, some cloud 25 windy evening We have a lazy relaxing morning, do a little shopping for curry ingredients and Woody cooks a Thai Green Curry while I walk on the beach. At happy hour we are joined by a menagerie of peacocks, turkeys, lorikeets and blue faced honeyeaters. The midges have been slowly eating us to death, bite by tiny bite. Our neighbours are all Victorians escaping the cold and Woody refers to the folks behind us as the ‘Wee Wees’ as they do nothing but read and walk to the toilet, a lot. … Continue reading Follow the Sun, Day 18 Tannum Sands

Follow the Sun, Day 15 – Tannum Sands

Day 15, 28/7/2019 Sunday, Tannum Sands, 24 This place is so relaxing that this morning I jumped out of bed feeling as though I had finally caught up on my sleep. With gusto I dragged the ukulele out from under the bed and instantly botched the F chord. Poor Woody was groaning. You’ve guessed it, the nails are too long. Not only that, I still haven’t coloured my hair since last weeks’ haircut. I had put it off because I didn’t want to get caught with plastic wrap on my head when the fridge repairman called. In hindsight I should … Continue reading Follow the Sun, Day 15 – Tannum Sands

Follow the Sun, Day 13 – Tannum Sands

Day 13 26/7/2019, Friday Bundaberg to Tannum Sands 16 – 25 It’s a perfect night for sleeping and we wake to birds singing and a warm dry morning. While we’re eating breakfast there’s a knock on the door. It’s Harry the caretaker, we’ve parked in the wrong spot. Oops, sorry Harry but it’s a bit late now as we’ll be gone in a half hour.  Nearby Cedars Road drops steeply to a one lane bridge over the Burnett River then upwards through sugar cane farms, macadamias, mangoes, paw paw, zucchini and strawberries. I doubt that most Australians realise how much … Continue reading Follow the Sun, Day 13 – Tannum Sands