Mum, dad, my brothers and their families, have stayed at caravan parks in Sussex Inlet every January for as long as I can remember. It’s all about fishing for them. Leaving at the crack of dawn in their little dinghy full of stinky burley and bait. Burley is a mixture of fish entrails which are … More Sussex Inlet with The Fam
We attended our first vintage caravans meet up in Shellharbour last weekend. It was wonderful checking out the other caravans. So many shapes, sizes and ages. Some like to keep their vans completely original, others like to update them. Everyone has them because its fun. Cubby houses for grown ups, I say. And here’s Lucy, … More Vintage Caravans Meet Up in Shellharbour
My darling sister-in-law and sweet friend, Vivien, took her life on Sunday 2 August. I write about Vivien on my other blog Every Cloud has a Silver Lining. Suffice to say, the last few weeks have been a traumatic and profoundly sad time for the Robson family. After the funeral, Justin and I grabbed Lucy, … More Canowindra Calling
I thought it was cold, but I didn’t know it was THAT cold. We found out after we got home that we had experienced the coldest weather in 60 years during the weekend we headed to Shellharbour. We’re selling our VW Golf now that we have a new Subaru Forester SUV to tow the caravan. … More Chilly weekend in Shellharbour
I was scheduled to do a presentation for my work to a forum in Newcastle on a Monday so decided to make a holiday out of it and take Little Lucy on her first trip. After Justin practiced reversing and parking for a few minutes, we headed off on the Saturday morning in his old … More First outing with Lucy at Stockton Beach, Newcastle
Little Lucy is in the repair shop. Justin was tinkering around underneath and wanted to replace the brake pads. Well, it went downhill from there. Once the body of the van was lifted off the chassis, a thorough investigation was done. The result was, not only do the brake pads need to be replaced, but … More Where’s Lucy? Bring my baby home.
I was born in 1960 and grew up in the little known suburb of Grays Point, Sydney, Australia. Situated on the Port Hacking River, surrounded by rugged bushland and sparsely populated, it was the perfect place for Max and Julie to raise their six rambunctious children. In the early days, holidays for us involved dad … More Where my love affair with vintage caravans began