A busy start to the season with our first days at Warrnambool and Hamilton. A tough Autumn for farmers with the Western District of Victoria looking very dry. We enjoyed catching up with old friends as this was my old home area.

Geelong, Melbourne and Point Lonsdale in quick succession then a pause before our first trip north.  The centenary of ANZAC Day will evoke added poignancy as we pass the war memorials in every town along the way. What a sacrifice from so many families throughout Australia!  My husband will march with the "Natios" (here assembling in Collins Street, Melbourne, before the march to the Shrine of Remembrance last year) and my son, who served overseas in the Air Force, will march in Sydney.