Baking day

One of the simple pleasures of life aboard Roobinesque is baking. Today both bread and scones are on the menu. We’re hoping to have a guest aboard this afternoon when a friend who’s in the middle of a yacht delivery drops by for afternoon tea on his way south to Brisbane. There’s nothing more delicious Continue reading

Time to cast off again

What a busy couple of weeks we’ve had! Between Melbourne and the RWA Conference, watching the whales play in Hervey Bay, helping Captain Alana celebrate her wedding in Port Douglas, catching up with friends in Cairns (love playing with their menagerie of animals) and getting the good news from the accountant in Cairns that the Continue reading

Catch ups.

I hate to compress any of this wonderful journey but writing a blog a night was barely keeping my head above water  – and no that doesn’t mean the bilge pumps have stopped working! The three days without internet occurred at a time when I most wanted to shout to the world, ‘Look, isn’t this Continue reading

Now where was I?

Since Telstra so rudely interrupted us I’ve lost track of time 🙂 Easy to do when you have no contact with the outside world – and no offence, but it was a lovely three days of sailing, writing and talking. Shoalwater Bay is a remote section of coast that is owned by the Department of Continue reading