Birthday travels

Last week, I turned 40, and I knew I wanted to do something special for my birthday and I definitely did not want to be in Weipa. As I’ve mentioned before there is not that much to do here. I also wanted to spend time with my family. So a trip to the Gold Coast […]

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USA Part 2

Now school has finished for the year, I finally have some spare time to continue writing about our USA trip – I hope I can remember. When we left Vegas we hired a car, we had paid for a small SUV but were lucky enough to get an upgrade, several people all arrived at the […]

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USA, USA, USA!

Joey and I have just returned home after a quick jaunt to America. It was Joey’s first time to the states and I made sure to share with him all my American favourites, including Denny’s , cheesecake factory and Walmart. We spent a few days in Sydney first visiting family and friends and celebrating our […]

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Get Bucked

So it was time for the Weipa Bullride again back in August. This year Joey and I arrived in the early afternoon so we could see the kids riding. It still makes me laugh that children as young as 5 are riding bulls. Just another way to show my city slicker side! I’ve been teaching […]

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Fishing comp

A few weeks back it was the Weipa fishing competition. The Weipa fishing classic is held in early June, each year and 2018 was its 13th year. There is a big competition to catch different types of fish (obviously) that is held over two days. Each night over the weekend there is entertainment and on […]

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Cheap, Cheap.

Joey & I have just returned from a fantastic week in Bali, celebrating a friends 50th Birthday. It was all a surprise for our friend Leesa, organised by her husband Andrew. Leesa actually gave us a lift to the airport on Thursday thinking we were going to Sydney, they left Weipa on Friday afternoon, Andrew […]

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