Penguins are Flock birds. Can you tell? and these ones come from all over the country to spend time here at the Antarctic Festival.... Decorated by schoolchildren from all over the nation, these colourful birds (sometimes feathered, sometimes dressed) came to spend four days at Mac 2, being admired and celebrated by all the visitors. … Continue reading Conventional Penguins
It was one of those instances where you are travelling down the incline and cannot see the bottom. Oh, Good Grief! Just close my eyes and press the pedal! How deep is Port Philip Bay, again? Here I Gooooooooo.......
Every vehicle that travels to Tasmania on the Ferry has to undergo an inspection, so that contaminants are not transferred to the Island. Am I carrying explosives? No. Am I carrying Fruit? No. Am I carrying weapons? Just knitting needles...... Pass. So on we all move down the passage to the waiting area for boarding, … Continue reading A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Festival….
These are just a few of the "guests" coming to the ANARE CLUB "70th Anniversary of Macquarie Island" Dinner on Monday 6th August. See anyone you know?
How very exciting to be involved with the Festival this year. Look for me on Princes Wharf on Saturday, with ICEWALLONE - the red round polar accommodation capsule. and at the Replica Museum on Sunday, for the Husky Picnic ( 12noon till 3pm). I will be spinning the fur from THESE huskies!
Today is Sunny, and even though the clouds are few, the Temperature here in Melbourne will shortly be taking a dive. How do I know? The Currawongs are chortling! It says so in the song.... "When the Currawongs come down from the mountains, it's a sign of rough weather, -- rain or snow." Time to … Continue reading Cold Days Ahead
On my Way.... Feeling really great today, having just booked my trip on the SPIRIT of TASMANIA. This ferry will take me, and my car, across Bass Strait to Devonport, from where I will drive down the island to HOBART,. There I will set up my items, information and demonstration for the Festival. ICEWALL ONE, … Continue reading Antarctic Festival 2018
It was a tough decision, but it had to be made. The long time since any changes, additions and alterations had been made, meant that all the information was waaaay out of date. As well as looking old, it was not mobile friendly, either -- so that had to change. WordPress seems easy to use. … Continue reading Re-inventing the Website
"Will you Spin me something a little less formal?"