Category Archives: Travel

Long Distance Driving

UBC Day 26  In Australia, there is plenty of long distance driving. I like driving long distances.  Perhaps it is because I spent my earlier years travelling back and forth across Australia to see my families.  Though in those days … Continue reading

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Journey to China

UBC – Day 23 China?  Me? Go to China?  Was I mad?  I remember that in 2008 when I was offered a position at a college (which became a university while I was there), I had a lot of negative … Continue reading

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Women Welcome Women World Wide

UBC – Day 22 How I found Women Welcome Women World Wide As many of my readers know, I am a solo traveller.  Even when I was married, I generally travelled alone.  I was lucky to get interstate and overseas … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Brothel

UNC Day 21 Visiting Questa Casa Brothel Yes, I did visit a famous brothel in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the famous mining city in Western Australia. It is called Questa Casa, but often referred to as The Pink House. It was like this.  … Continue reading

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Look out London, Here I Come

UBC – Day 17 Co-housing in London In the last 18 months, I have been busy on a project for affordable safe housing for solo senior women – regarded as one of the most poverty-stricken cohorts in Australia and no … Continue reading

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A Day Out

Day Out To Kin Kin Yesterday, I had a “day out”.  I took my laptop but didn’t turn it on, so a day almost free of technology.  I drove to a little town called Kin Kin, which is some 150 … Continue reading

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Risking Arms and Legs on Dashboard in Cars

What are they thinking with their feet on the dashboard? Yesterday, I went with my daughter as she delivered her daughter and friend to a party.  On the way, we passed a car where the passenger was playing on her … Continue reading

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Living in a Van

Van Living Challenges Living in a Van has challenges.  One is the size of the bed!!  In the Toyota Coaster, there are two small beds on either side of the rear of the van.  I’m really too tall for them.  … Continue reading

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Caravanning

My experience “caravanning” is very limited.  In fact, when I set off on August 8th, ’17, I had only spent nights in cabins in caravan parks. Caravanning My first night was at Dalby.  I drove Murtle into the park, where … Continue reading

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Back to the Real World

It is weird returning to “the real world” – though I don’t quite know what that is.  I am back in Brisbane, still living in Murtle, at the home of my daughter and her family, and trying to make plans … Continue reading

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