ROCKHAMPTON!

I had a HUGE day yesterday with lots of flying to clear the predicted weather and a trip down the coast to an unplanned stay in Rockhampton. I took off early from Cairns in pretty good conditions considering the cyclone sitting just 600kms off the coast, for the hour flight to Townsville. In Townsville I … Continued

MOSSMAN!

Well no, I didn’t fly to Mossman, but it was one of the most memorable days of my journey! Courtesy of Fly for the Kids’ sponsors Spotless, I was picked up in Cairns and driven to beautiful Mossman where I had an amazing time with a very special patient of mine, Lauren, and the students … Continued

CAIRNS!

I finally made it to Cairns and the east coast of Australia!!! I was one very relieved pilot yesterday after a hectic flight from Burketown!! Skies were great until I got closer to the coast, and the mountains around Cairns came into view. You can see in the images below how the skies were dark … Continued

BURKETOWN!

Hi everyone. I’m beginning to feel some momentum as I work my way east. Great to arrive in Burketown and be greeted by Ian and the Burketown Pub Courtesy Bus. Burketown is a great example of the ways communities have supported my fundraising journey. The local Shire got right behind me and have sponsored all … Continued

Video Blog 21 March

Video blog here    My accommodation for the night, loving the welcome mat…

BORROLOOLA!

Hi everyone. Those eagle eyed Fly for the Kids followers would’ve seen my progress today as I headed ESE from Darwin. So good to get my plane ‘Freedom’ back into the air and humming over Australia’s extraordinary landscape. I headed down to Borroloola, a place I originally planned for a fuel stop, but for tonight … Continued

My Darwin stay continues

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well. I was up at 4.30am this morning hoping that a break in the weather would allow me to continue my journey. Unfortunately, I am still grounded in Darwin, but for very good reasons. Check out the images – argh!!! – below. This is an all too common … Continued

The Royal Darwin Hospital visit

Today I was fortunate to be reunited with my good friend and colleague Dr Annie Whybourne at The Royal Darwin Hospital. It was reassuring to see so many colleagues at my presentation on Complex Movement Disorders, sharing how the funds raised through Fly for the Kids will help to establish the RCH Complex Movement Disorders … Continued