All woman!!

A wonderful thing happened aboard Roobinesque in 2014. I met two women who’ve inspired me in very different ways. In 1979 I watched Deb Wardley (Lawrie) do battle with the aviation giant that was Ansett. She took on the establishment of the old boys’ club to win the right to be Australia’s first female airline Continue reading

Where’s Zeus?

Well that’s a relief! Day One is under our belts (or is that under our keel?). After a mad dash to the airport to drop off the hire car, followed by  a journey back to Manly on Brisbane’s trains (entertained by Margareta Osborn’s fabulous ‘Hope’s Road’ on my iPhone), good friends came to throw our Continue reading