Australia: Take 2

Above it all As usual, it's been ages since I posted anything on here, but I've been pretty busy over the past few months. I do still plan to fill in the gaps in my last year of blogging about travelling round Australia – i.e. finishing off Tasmania, Cairns and…

16 Days of Brisbane

Strikingly Gloomy I've had a pretty good couple of weeks in Brisbane, although most of that is owed to a couple of people, the city probably only kept me amused for about a day before I ran out of things to do on a budget. Vicky and Darryl came through…

Mount Buffalo

Other-worldly For over a month I'd been soaring over Mystic, using the looming lump of Mount Buffalo to the west to gauge how high I was, but I'd yet to make the mere 25km trip to the mountain. Leanne and Greg thought we could go up there and camp out…

48 Days Later…

What I Drive I've made it. It's done, over, complete and signed off. 7 weeks of living and working in almost complete isolation, bar the company of a boss who I only ever looked forward to separation from, has paid off, and now I'm hopefully in with a pretty good…

Getting Stuck into Bright

Littoria With the 9-day licence course completed, I was at a bit of a loose end. Having spent almost every day last week flying, I'd now to make do with the more typical forecast of intermittent days of flying, giving me, initially, time to rest and reflect on what I'd…

Cross-Country Flying

Bliss A month on from when I was first able to gleefully say I was a 'pilot', I'd clocked up over 40 flights and 17 hours air-time, and I definitely felt a lot more experienced for it. I needn't worry about being overly-cocky as the past week had seen my…
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