A day of rest and relaxation

In the morning I headed down to Sunnybank Station to pick up Kirsten and Krysta who had travelled up overnight on the train. It was in many ways reminiscent of my holidays in Caloundra.

We then spent the day lounging around at home with Tanya and her kids. . . . → Read More: A day of rest and relaxation

Bundaberg

Met the crew from last night and had breakfast. We went to McDonalds first, but two of us went back into town to a cafe. I had eggs Benedict.

I walked to Bundaberg rum. Missed the 10 am tour. Did the 11 am tour. The guides were very good and funny, . . . → Read More: Bundaberg

Monto on the Rest Day

Well it was the rest day. I had decided to have a lazy rest day, I did not do any of the tours. I got up lateish, had breakfast with some of the people from Yeppoon who I had met the year before. I wandered around the camp and then around the town. . . . → Read More: Monto on the Rest Day

Rockhampton to Mount Morgan Via Gracemere

Not many photos from this day. Not enough really, but it was raining lightly all day, so the camera spent most of it’s time in the water proof bag. I heard the rain falling overnight. When I awoke in the morning I found my thongs floating at the height of the grass in . . . → Read More: Rockhampton to Mount Morgan Via Gracemere

Overnight in Rockhampton

The bus from the airport dropped me off at what I now consider and “unofficial” bus stop which was as close as he went to the riverside caravan park. Here they again confirmed that they had no cabins or vans. So I booked an unpowered camping site. I headed down to the sites . . . → Read More: Overnight in Rockhampton

CQ09 Ride #3 day 2 Goombungee to Kaimkillenbun

a layer of fog

washing station

It was with trepidation that I approached this day. It would be the litmus test. Was I up to the ride? I did not know. While this was not the longest day in distance, it was easily the hilliest day. I thought that there was . . . → Read More: CQ09 Ride #3 day 2 Goombungee to Kaimkillenbun

Theft Of Tubes And Petrol

One of my relatives, living a life of crime in World War II.

Theft Of Tubes And Petrol

‘Most of this property comes under No. 1 priority, and is prac- tically unprocurable,’ said Detec- tive Senior Sergeant J. F. Buggy

in the Police Court yesterday when Bernard James Cramp, . . . → Read More: Theft Of Tubes And Petrol

MANY TRAFFIC BREACHES

I have never known that it is illegal to distribute printed matter. Maybe it is if you are standing in the middle of the road.

MANY TRAFFIC BREACHES

…for having distributed printed matter. Bernard James Cramp, Deighton Street, Dutton Park, was fined 10/ for a similar breach.

. . . → Read More: MANY TRAFFIC BREACHES

Irwin Oxley Blackman was married to Miss Evelyn Pretoria Barker

Irwin Oxley Blackman, my second cousin, three times removed, was married to Miss Evelyn Pretoria Barker in what seems to have been quite a posh wedding.

BLACKMAN-BARKER.

A wedding of interest to a large circle of friends was solomnised at Christ Church, Milton, on October 15 when Mr. . . . → Read More: Irwin Oxley Blackman was married to Miss Evelyn Pretoria Barker