Emptying the house

This week is serious house emptying. The BBQ and TV unit have now gone, the sofa bed is in the car ready for a road trip to Newcastle, the coffee machine will also go to Newcastle leaving us with shop bought coffees until we move on to WDS! eBay is running hot with our remaining […]

The Race

Terrific day, started with Pit Lane walk, Melbourne Walk rubbing shoulders with Perez, Verstappen, Ocon, Vettel and Ricciardo, as well as Christian Horner and Adrian Newy. In the Paddock Club saw Shane Delia, Mark Webber, and many others Pete recognised, but I had no idea….! Disapointment for Ricciardo and Red Bull with the car stopping […]

Australian Grand Prix Qualifying

Saturday and it’s a bit overcast and feels cooler today. One more practice session at 2 pm then Qualifying starts at 5 pm. In between, there are more historic racing cars,  Ferrari parade, the Porsche Carrera Cup, RAAF Roulettes, an FA 18 jet flyover and more Supercars. So much going on around the actual GP […]

Practice 1 continued

We got to the gate, literally across the road from where we are staying, by 10:30, and had to queue for bag check. Once in, you felt like you were somewhere special. All the features you usually see on tv are there in real life – the bridges with Rolex or Pirelli signage, the huge […]

Plans in the sand

I have closed a chapter in my life by starting my two year career break from CBA. An immensely exciting chapter now begins, as Pete and I prepare to move permanently on to Wine-Dark Sea, and go cruising. The first day of leave was yesterday, 1 March, an auspicious day for Welsh people as we […]