Woke up in plenty of time for
breakfast. This consisted of coffee, juice, fresh fruit a cheese
omelette sausage, ham and a croissant. The ham was reformed stuff but
apart from that it was pretty good. United don't seem to cater for
vegetarians very well though. Arrived in Sydney as dawn was a red
smudge on the horizon, and then waited for our flight to Melbourne in
the Sydney Red Carpet club.
Flew over miles and miles of open
countryside without even a road to mark it. Reminds you how large and
sparsely populated this country is. Flew over mountains covered with
snow, a reminder that this time as well as moving countries and time
zones we've also moved seasons, from summer heat waves to the cool of
Met at the airport by Grub and went back to his place to
meet Chloe. Chloe has lovely blue eyes and fine chocolate coloured
hair with a black face. She is small with delicate bones and is a
lovely Siamese cat. Had a coffee then went out for lunch. I had pork
ribs - a nice change from steak and seafood. We then stopped for a
drink at the closest pub - The Burvale. This is a huge bar with
approx six pool tables, plus a large area of comfy seating, normal
chairs, leather sofas and some large leather armchairs. Beer in
Australia is all lager but is actually fairly decent.
to Grub's to chill out in front of the TV.
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