FINE Joe* rang about 8:30 from Surfer’s**. Yarned for about 10 minutes. They+ are going up to Noosa today. Linda, Alex and I went up to Bribie Island. We swam in the sea – great – and sunbathed.

*My brother, Joe.
**Surfer’s Paradise, a tourist town on the coast south of Brisbane.
+Joe was doing a Contiki bus tour of the Queensland coast and islands.


Excerpt from a letter home from Linda to her family, Brisbane, 21/09/88
Excerpt from the same letter added by me.

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