Friday, 5 January 2007

Trip Delayed

It looks like we are going to have to delay our trip due to a medical issue. We had hoped to leave today, but now we are looking at another couple of weeks before we head off.

We are pretty bummed out, both because of the health issue (which should hopefully soon be resolved) and because we were so looking forward to the trip.

We even managed to prepare ourselves to the point that we are living on the dregs of the fridge, and have had to make an emergency run to the shop for toilet paper.

On the bright side, I suppose a bit more time to prepare couldn't hurt, and considering the weather in Western Australia at the moment, maybe it's just as well.

Esperance, which has been hit especially hard, was to be one of the highlights of the trip. Apparently several days ago campers were evacuated due to out of control fires and Western Australia has been hit by a "super storm". I've had my doubts about heading in that direction at this time of year due to the heat, suggesting that we go to Tasmania instead and WA during winter. But, after all this rain maybe we'll see a green Nullarbor after all.

At least with the storms headed in an easterly direction over Australia we have the hope of relief from the stifling heat we've experienced the last few days and, if it's not too much to ask for, some of that much needed wet stuff falling from the sky would be fab.


Audge said...

When on earth did my sister become such a weather expert? Where the hell did that come from?

Glad you missed the would be another thing for me to worry about.

Mike & Sheryl said...

Expert? Me? Lol more like wishful thinking. :)

(clouds don't just "hover" u know- heh)

Anonymous said...

Oh! didn't log on to your site before I sent last email! sorry to hear of your delay, but as you say "A Blessing in disguise?"
Hope you will soon be on your way
Love, Jan & Ron

audge said...

Duh! Everyone know clouds don't hover. It's huge 747 aircraft that hover...especially over heavily populated towns surrouding the airport. Jeez..exactly what kind of idiot do you think I am? : )

Mike & Sheryl said...

Apparently not the same kind of idiot that would ever let me forget that "blonde moment". Okay, okay, you win - airplanes don't hover (how was I to know?) :)