Archive for ◊ April, 2011 ◊

19/04/2011
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Hello there Bloggers. I just want to give you an update on the documentary. We have Received the lovely support of Rode Microphone, who have generously provided us with 2 Lavalier Microphones and a Shot gun microphone, along with numerous accessories. I would like to thank Scott Emerson Very much for his support and generosity.                                                                               Without Rode's kindness our documentary could not be possible. I would also like to thank Canon for their support as we
19/04/2011
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Hello all Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while I have been very busy and having lots of fun. - Fun things I’ve done in the past weeks:
  • Played with my cousins down at Pottsville in New South Wales and went to the beach with them.
  • I had a family dinner with my cousins on dads side at an Italian restaurant
I went to SeaWorld and....
  • I touched a stingray
  • I went on the Viking ride I didn’t think it would be scary but it sort of was because you go down like vertical
  • It sucked that I didn’t get to go on all the rides because we didn
19/04/2011
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Good Morning Friends,     We have certainly had an eventful few weeks. Finally after waiting for the weather to clear, we made the sail to the wrecks at Tangalooma on Moreton island. The water was amazing for the first 2 days, Mac and I went kayaking all around the wrecks, and out into the waves and into one of the ships themselves, it was really cool! We eventually
18/04/2011
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  Hello everyone, Well the real journey is about to begin................. We plan to start our trip up the East  Australian Coast  to the beautiful Whitsundays and beyond in the next couple of  weeks. Somerset Cat has been prepared withnew storm covers, a water catchment system to catch the rainwater, new shower pumps and tap ware (new shower heads for the girls and new mirrors, definitely a must have!!), the generator has had some  parts replaced and serviced, all the safety gear has been tested and upgraded when  needed, new hand held GPS for back up, Epirb
18/04/2011
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Sam has been challenged quite a bit lately, as we have been moving back and forth between family, boat, friends, boat and back again. This has not been  particularly easy for him, as being Autistic means change is difficult, and altering routines can create anxiety, confusion and fear. Sam has been very good considering the unsettled environment at the moment. I find that Sam has days where his Autism is very noticeable, he tends to be in his own world, without much interaction and fiddles with his soft toys picking and pulling at them.  Then there are days where his is acutely aware of eve
11/04/2011
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Well we finally managed to get back to Tangalooma after spending a      couple of days at a mates jetty in Cleveland. We moored close to the wrecks and the kids had a couple  of snorkels around the wrecks  and where freaked  out by all the fish that  surround you waiting for food. I went over for a swim with them and one  of the local tour guides came over and threw a slice of bread between as  all, the fish went crazy. It was a pretty wild having so many fish fighting  over the bread right in front of you. The guide said that if you hold the  bread between the palms