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Remote differences #2

I’ve spoken about the local Facebook buy sell swap page in a few of my posts, and today when I saw this post it reminded me of several differences I have noticed since living here in Weipa. It seems so many shops, and people take advantage of the remote location. One of the businesses here, […]

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Red dust is EVERYWHERE!

So anyone who has ever visited the Cape York area you will be familiar with the red dirt and dust that is everywhere. This dust gets into everything, I have never dusted the inside of my house so much. Joey’s work clothes are covered in it and don’t get me started on what his clothes […]

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Achtung!

I’ve actually just learnt that achtung means attention. I always thought it meant warning ⚠️ but I suppose getting your attention to read these signs telling you there might be crocs in the area is a good thing You can see these warning signs in many places up here. But what makes me smile is there […]

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Fish Dinner

Our second trip out on the boat was another very successful one. We went out to use the fish caught last week in the hope of catching some crabs. We set four crab traps and marked the positions on our fancy new sounder GPS thingy. After that we set off to explore some of the […]

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Maiden Voyage

It took us a few weeks to get organised, to not be working, and after our hols to Sydney, but we finally made it out in our boat on Sunday It was an early start after Joey checked the weather conditions which seemed like constantly on Saturday evening and again first thing Sunday morning. I […]

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