Tuesday travels. . . .this time in Australia. . .Genoa

Because we were in Sydney last week we did the road trip from Metung to Sydney via the coast.  We usually go via Canberra as our younger daughter and son live in Canberra as does my sister. We went to Sydney via the Princes Highway with which Frank from Serendipities of Life is well acquainted…

Peter Corris The Colonial Queen

Peter Corris is well known in Australia for his crime fiction series featuring Cliff Hardy. This novel is one of his historical fiction novels although it does also involve quite a bit of crime. 1886 Rosa Nightingale, prostitute, Lucas Ramsay, ex-soldier turned bandit, Stanley Stoneham, prizefighter, Alexander McPherson, alcoholic doctor, and Griffith Summerhill, police officer,…

The serendipities of life. . . .

One of the delights of blogging is correspondence with fellow bloggers. I  have been following a blog called “ Serendipities of Life” posted by Frank Burns.  Frank, like myself, is a retired teacher. At the moment he is travelling in Australia, making his way from Sydney to Melbourne by bicycle.  He has just completed a trip…