16-22 November: Survival learnings for Howard Springs: We’re released!

Author: Mrs A Location: Block D1, Donga 6A, Howard Springs, Northern Territory, Australia And so we have finally reached the end of our two week sentence, and are about to board a flight to Sydney. woo-hoo! Time during this second week seemed to crawl by in contrast to the first, Sunday seeming never to arrive. …

10-12 November: …When you’re excited about a trip to the laundry…

Author: Mrs A Location: Howard Springs Quarantine Centre, Howard Springs, Northern Territory, Australia We have just finished day 5 of quarantine and it’s incredible how the time has flown. Our first couple of days were consumed with calls to and from the IT team here, trying to get us fixed up with internet. Being online …

8-9 November: Hello from Howard Springs

Author: Mr A Location: Howard Springs International Quarantine Facility, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia A number of my friends won’t be surprised to hear that on entering Australia yesterday I have been detained at the pleasure of the Australian government, whilst assessing my potential health hazard to a largely coronavirus free country . Oh yes, Catherine’s …

19-20 July: Bitter Springs brings the sweetest relief

Author: Mrs A Location: from Daly River to Mataranka, Northern Territory Thursday: Along with the masses we departed Daly River by 8.30am and continued our journey north. This time we were heading to Bitter Springs in Elsey National Park, just 2km away from the small township of Mataranka. Before long we were pulling into the …