Barcelona Beginnings

Our arrival in Barcelona turned out to be one of the busiest nights of the year. At the time we didn’t know it but the La Mercé Festival was in full swing. By the time we travelled on the train into Passeig de Gracia we suspected something big was happening. There were queues of hundreds,…

Dubai stopover

It had been quite rushed organising our trip to Spain after recovering from my cancer hurdle earlier in the year but it was great to be on the way. Flying out at night on QF9 helped. Once a very late dinner was over we aimed to sleep as much as possible. Karen was soon out…

Coolart

You can tell when winter is coming to an end when the wattles are in bloom. Over on the eastern side of the Mornington Peninsula abutting the small town of Somers you can find Coolart, a small park, mansion homestead and wetlands under the care of Parks Victoria. On arrival you can’t help but notice…