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Five Years

It is now five years since my daughter, Clea, drowned in a tsunami on Lalomanu beach, Samoa. I so wish that she had not died on 29 September 2009. Every day I wish that she had not died. I am … Continue reading

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Another trip

We’re about to go travelling again. In a few hours, we fly to Istanbul for four weeks in Turkey. This is Jorge’s 50th birthday present. I always have mixed feelings about travelling. Travelling is what I have always loved doing. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Chickie

This is our fourth Christmas without Clea. We are in Hoi An, Vietnam, trying to avoid any Christmas celebrations. Clea’s brothers no longer believe in Santa Claus so I do not have to pretend to deliver any presents. We have … Continue reading

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Travelling without Clea

We still travel. Clea died while we were travelling. We went on a holiday and she didn’t come back with us. We still travel but it is not the same. Travelling has lost its spark for me. We travel for … Continue reading

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Lake Menindee

Here it is, Lake Menindee full to the brim. A wondrous sight in the middle of nowhere – well, about 100km from Broken Hill. It is not full that often but it is this year. And we’ve been to see … Continue reading

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