It feels like it has been forever since we had an opportunity to get away camping for the weekend so we were both chomping at the bit to get going on Friday afternoon. We were on the road by just after 5pm and arrived at Darlington Park about an hour later. How great to find such a lovely campground so close to home!
It seemed we were to continue our tradition of camping in bad weather as the wind was roaring through the campground and we struggled to find a protected spot to pitch the camper trailer. Hmmmm…. is it too much to ask for a fine, warm but not too hot day with no rain? Apparently. Anyway, we finally picked what looked like a nice spot down near the creek and got set up before attempting to cook dinner in the horrible wind. This weekend has made us appreciate the design of our trailer as we were able to escape into our lounge area inside to eat without being blown around. As night descended we decided to forgo the campfire and instead retreated inside to read a book.
We were so excited when the day finally arrived to pick up our new camper trailer. After months of comparing, choosing and waiting we rocked up at the warehouse, hooked up the trailer…. and… didn’t drive off. Nope, in our typical style something always has to go wrong and on this occasion it was faulty […]
Eat Drink Blog: A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach Over the weekend, Canberra played host to food bloggers from around Australia and I was thrilled to be able to attend. It was a conference like no other… forget the standard, boring buffet food that you normally get, instead we […]
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