There is a popular kids travel game where you call out “SPOTTO!” every time you see a yellow car. A while back I spent some time with my nephew and niece who were right into it, and it amazed me how good they were at spotting yellow cars that I did not even see. I … Continue reading FIBBO! and maybe save a life.
Today's task was to install a UHF radio in Ripley ready for our upcoming trip.I've been putting it off for a while now because....well because I have an electronic DIY aptitude only marginally higher than a jellyfish. I had done some online research and watched a few YouTube videos and it didn't seem too difficult … Continue reading UHF radio installation.
Our next trip away in Ripley is just on a month away. So we have started getting her ready for action.Kelly has been busy making new chair covers, and I have been fixing a few minor structural issues. For example, I needed to reinforce the fold-away table with a few extra brackets after someone (who … Continue reading Trip planing: do we take the Bight?
Ripley has been in deep hibernation now for a couple of months.But we are about to wake her up for a 3-month road trip we have been planning. Rattling down the east coast and then on through Victoria. Across to Adelaide. And then perhaps across the Nullabor plain to Western Australia, or perhaps a squiggly … Continue reading Ripley rising.
I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see --Carla H. Krueger Location:Balmain. Sydney Australia.
Today I ventured up the Parramatta river on the 'Rivercat'. Deisel drone sine wave swell cannot stay AWAKE. (missed my stop. nevermind.) It was an overcast afternoon. Out on deck the crisp river breeze was a welcome tonic to the recent sweaty days. The views flowed from river urban to mangrove to struggling eucalyptus forest … Continue reading Rivercat.