Wedding Day – Palm Cove, Queensland

Mr and Mrs Turner, 12th August 2016
Mr and Mrs Nick and Sally Turner, 12th August 2016

There are moments in life that are so profound, so exquisitely joyful, they are almost indescribable. The birth of both boys were two such times, the most recent was the marriage of our eldest son, Nick, to his beautiful bride Sally, on the beach in Palm Cove. What a perfect setting and a perfect day to witness the beginning of their married life together. It was a glorious life-affirming, love-affirming celebration surrounded by family and friends, and there was nary a dry eye in the house! Continue reading “Wedding Day – Palm Cove, Queensland”

Putting On The Ritz – Musket Cove, Mamanuca Islands

Musket Cove Resort
Musket Cove Resort

The West side of Viti Levu is definitely the ritzy side – as we motored the short distance to the legendary Musket Cove we passed numerous sandy cays dotted around the reefs, each one occupied by an exclusive resort. It was a hive of activity with jet skies, dive boats and high-speed ferries transporting tourists hither and thither. Continue reading “Putting On The Ritz – Musket Cove, Mamanuca Islands”

Back Together Again – Savusavu and beyond, Fiji

IMG_1320One of the many joys of this life afloat are the friendships you make along the way with other cruisers. We’re all in this together, helping each other out when we can – commiserating, sharing a laugh, a beer, and information about where we’ve been or where we’re going. Sometimes the connections are brief, as we cross paths on divergent courses, other times they’re more sustained, but always they’re a pleasure and enrich our lives. Continue reading “Back Together Again – Savusavu and beyond, Fiji”