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When Mark and I had renovations - major renovations - done in Fannie Bay (NT) I swore I would never do it again. Months of brick dust, upheaval and chaos, not to mention noise, early morning disturbance and sweaty workmen was something I never wanted to repeat. However, five months into our Queensland Adventure, here we are again. Some people never learn.
Question - what has webbed feet, the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver, and the body and fur of an otter? Platypuses are only found in Australia, and then only in a few parts of Australia, so how lucky are we that they can be found just minutes from our doorstep?
Yungaburra - Cooler than Cairns....Yungaburra uses that as an advertising catch phrase - but it has been very much truer in the last few days of cold weather experienced right across Queensland - and has come as something of a wake up call for ex-Darwinites. After 15 years in the real tropics, the idea of wearing uggboots was looked upon as an anathema - but now seems very much more attractive! I actually had ice on my car, something I have not seen since leaving the UK 20 years ago
Lucy the Brussels Griffon may weigh only a couple of kilos and resemble a slightly bedraggled Ewok, but in her heart she is a lioness, prowling the plains of the Serengeti. The morning walk along the creek has become a much looked forward to daily adventure.