New Zealand Map

My first adventure was the snakebite. I was eleven, and I had been out in the woods in the spring. There was a sheltered valley with a stream,... Read more

Australia Attractions Map

There seemed nothing to do except to have breakfast. We went back to the house, and Mrs Dignam, whom everyone called ‘Auntie’, produced a delicious feast of salmon... Read more

New Zealand Vacations

NEW ZEALAND The Bremen, a German ship captured during the war, was lying in Plymouth Sound when I joined her. The steerage quarters were pretty rough, with bunks... Read more

Australia Flag

I swung round and headed for the middle of the island. I recalled the warning of the Admiralty Sailing Directions that ships passing within a mile and a... Read more

Flag Of Australia

Looking ahead I could see dark grey rain-clouds squatting on the horizon – bad weather. That seemed more than I could bear. I felt empty of any courage.... Read more