Magnetic Magic!

Jakkie writes……… Magnetic Island in Queensland is beautiful. We took a day trip there by ferry last week. Magnetic Island was named by James Cook in 1770 when he believed the magnetic compass on his ship ‘Endeavour’ was effected by the island. I must admit, it does have a kind of magnetic charm. Our intention…

The day my heart stopped twice!

Jakkie writes……..   So this is what happened. The day started on a rather an unusual note. Firstly I was up at 6am UNHEARD of, but seeing as the trucks were roaring past every 5 minutes all night, I didn’t get much sleep anyway, also we had planned to get an early start so that…