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June 11, 2017

Finding the history of Clipper and eventually meeting those who built and voyaged on her has been a journey in itself. It all started with the documents Kevin was given when he purchased Clipper.

April 25, 2017

My Chas Roberts bicycle has been repainted by Paint My Bike in Brisbane. I am excited, but really don't now quite what to expect.

April 19, 2017

I had my Chas Roberts built for my in the year 2000. The bike has been a work horse for the past 17 years and it is time for its second respray and complete rebuild. My bike is my most prized possession and has flown around the world to cycle tour in various countries.

March 28, 2017

Live on less and have more. Living a frugal lifestyle and it advantages. How we have more time, more money and still don't have to compromise on all the luxuries of life. It is possible to the lifestyle you really want.

February 26, 2017

Getting out boat licence so we can finally move Clipper our small 28ft wooden live aboard sailboat off her mooring in the Brisbane river.

September 21, 2016

House sitting

House sitting is our first accommodation choice on our list and what an adventure this has been for both of us. When we decided to move from Katherine to Darwin due to my new job we initially stayed with a very generous friend. While staying there we looked for accom...

September 18, 2016

On the Tuesday BBQ, Ian from the wooden boat association made an offer to members for a day out on Atria, a 40 ft wooden motor cruiser built in 1935. This was an opportunity Kevin and I couldn't miss. We arrived at Manly marina ready for a day of adventure to Peel Island on Ian's...

September 16, 2016

We live on Clipper, our small sailing boat. She is a means to save money, gives us a roof over our heads and will allow blue ocean voyages, all on a small income. To read more about Clipper and her history click here.

Clipper was purchased to voyage on, however there is much work...

September 9, 2016

A free session with Jess from Hiro Radical on Saturday has prompted us to rethink our website, "Living Our Lifestyle". On Sunday we did a lot of pondering about the direction of our site. We asked the question, what did we want the site to achieve for ourselves and others?

The sit...

August 30, 2016

Up early to feed the dog and chickens before we set off for our walk with the Brisbane Bush walking club. There were 11 of us walking through Mt Coo-tha for the morning. Tony and Christine lead the way through the many tracks in the area, briefing us on different aspects of the p...

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