A big thanks for the many ways
in which you all helped us
(you all know what you did)

Harold Martin of Albany (94 years young) one of the 73 saved in 1944 by the USS Pampanito (SS Base 383).
It was an honour and a pleasure to meet you.
And thanks to Gwen of Dylan’s Café, Albany, for introducing us.


John Picton

Anne Davies from Kojonup

Andy and Minnie Montgomery

Damien and Lily Meagher

Kennedy and Ange Greentree

Sue Norrie

Nick Corbally-Sturton

Gail Atkin of Jerramungup

Fran Pagnacco of Candid Moments, Trigg

Stewie and Cristy of Kojonup Bakery

Les and Babs Bickerstaffe of Shoalwater Bay WA

John Stutz and “Alice” at Wanneroo Caravan Park

Bill and Will of Kendenup WA

The residents of the Wanneroo Caravan Park

Helen and John Noble at Bunbury Discovery Village

Bill and Glen Larcombe at Donnybrook Transit Park

John and Alma Pitchers at Donnybrook

Jacklyn and Jackal from Taiwan at Donnybrook

Ham Smit at Kojonup

Janene Freeman of Mt Barker

Andrew Diment of Bunbury

Jez Hamersley of Bunbury

Ian Tarbotton of King River WA

Clint and Chevy Horn of Boxwood Hill WA

Peter Bell of Whale World, Albany WA

Andrew Colley of St Mary’s Catholic School of Boyup Brook

Mati Piccai of Tarneit, Victoria at Ravensthorpe WA

Wayne and Tracey of Esperance Bird and Animal Park WA

Michelle Robertson of Norseman Post Office WA

Evelyn and Judy at Norseman Visitor Centre WA

Warnita Parkyn at Mines and Norseman Workers Club WA

The girls at Cafe on Roberts Norseman WA

Gail Atkin of Jerramungup WA

Wayne Brennard of Gibson Soak Water Co WA

Big big thanks to Mags at Caiguna Roadhouse, WA

G & V Murphy of Jarnessa Salon, Port Augusta

Kevin and Margaret Quinn, Poochera Roadhouse

Original Patina, Crystal Brook, SA

Bill of Nippy’s Factory Door Sales

Newland Bakery, Waikerie, SA

Marr’s Bakery, Morgan, SA

Andy, House of Hanoi

Linsay Berge, Career Employment Group, Ceduna, SA

Jill and Geoff Rushmer, and Margaret and Newton Luscombe, Kyancutta Store

Val, Kylie, Shannon & staff, Ceduna Sports & Outdoor Centre, SA

Wayne, Judy, Dave and Sharlee, the Caltex Roadhouse, Wudinna, SA

Chris Clark, Millewa Motors, Lake Cullulleraine, VIC

Kym and Heather Pinnington, Morgan Riverview Café

Erica Babbage, Banrock Station, Kingston on Murray, SA

Allan Combrink, of Cape Town, South Africa

Tony and Jen Fleming of Atherton

John Schelfhout, e-bikes r us, South Freemantle, WA

Deirdre Marshall, Baker Bears Bakery, Port Pirie, SA

Tim and Lee Lockyer, Broughton River Beef, Port Pirie, SA

Bill and Rosy Crettenden, Port Lincoln

Tommy Crow & Darren Booth, Yalata

Nic & Al Pollard at Eucla

Tony & Irine Simons at Eyre Hwy

Jeff & Diane Shute at Head of the Bight

Jim & Brenda Donlan at Nullarbor Roadhouse

Rod & Marge Ridley at Nullarbor

Anthony Saunders & Jennifer at The Tanks Port Augusta

Neville Gackett of Canowindra & Kathy Selwood & Barry & Nett Pearson of Orange Balladronia

Rhonda and Bob Paine, Kingfisher Shores

Ceduna Foreshore Caravan Park

M Lynch, Cullulleraine Store

Marj Conley, Poochera Hotel

Dennis Haughan owner/manager Wanneroo Caravan Park
18 Jacaranda Dr, Wanneroo, Perth 08 9405 1170
Huuuuuge thank you. Thanks for the hospitality and all the help in general.
John Stutz and Alice the staffy. Wanneroo Caravan Park
Thanks for the meals and coffee every morning and for Alice keeping Coffee company.

Lyndall Neill of Freemantle

Dorothy Cugley @ Shoalwater Bay

Big thanks for getting me off the street.

Les and Babs Bickerstaffe @ Shoalwater Bay
A huge thank you for a real Lancashire breakfast.

Graham and Linda Collins @ Halls Head (Mandurah)
Big thank you for the extensive hospitality, running me round the shops & constant use of the net and the work shop.

Elise and Archie Coney and family of Margaret River
(Test Your Skill at the Boranup Forest Maze)

Caves Rd, Karridale, Margaret River
Thanks for the hospitality and getting lost in your maze.
Thanks to Andrew & Jez at the Rose for dinner and encouragement.


Serenade Organic-the first and only certified organic skincare company from WA
www.serenadeorganic.com.au Paula-Gail Flugge
A big thank you for taking me in off the beach on my first night out.

Nick and staff @ Chocolateria San Churro @ Hillary’s Shop 220, Sorrento Quay, Boardwalk.
58 Southside Dr, Hillary’s Boat Harbour, WA 6025 ph 08 9448 6001 hillaryes@sanchurro.com.au
Thanks for the drink

Wanneroo Pet Professionals
U/2, 917 Wanneroo Rd, Wanneroo WA 6065 ph 08 9405 7117 petprofessionals@iinet.net.au
Thanks for the collar and Coffee’s meal.

Woodvale Pet Centre
Shop 7A, Woodvale Blvd, Woodvale, ph 08 9409 1925
Thanks for the food for Coffee

Bike Force - Frans Karel
Shop 11, Woodvale Park Commercial Centre, 923 Whitfords Ave, Woodvale, WA 6026
08 9309 5767 franskarel@bigpond.com www.bikeforce.com.au
Thanks for the bell and maps

Trigg Island Café
Thanks to Matthew, Candice and Anna for the food.
Owned by Des & Shelley DeKlerk 360 West Coast Dr, Trigg, WA 6029 ph 08 9447 0077
PO Box 178 Karrinyup 6921 www.triggislandcafe.com.au

The Chart & Map Shop, Lynne Boichel @ 14 Collie St, Freemantle WA 6160 ph 08 9335 8665
thanks for the maps

A Maize Homewares, Amanda Gallagher, Henderson Ln, Freemantle, WA, 6160 ph 08 9433 1881
Thanks for Coffee’s piggy bank

Domestic Trade Services, Gas, Hot Water & Air Conditioning etc
Graham Collins, Mandurah, WA ph 0417 850 012 ga.collins@bigpond.com

Bunbury Cash Generator, (we buy, we sell, we loan)
Carl & Linda 90 Blair St, Bunbury, WA ph 08 9791 4007 enquiries@bunburycashgenerator.com.au
Thanks for the tools and solar charger.

K.C. Lewis Canvas Goods, Kerry and Ave Lewis
25 Spencer St, Bunbury, WA 6230 ph 08 9721 5020 canvaskc@iinet.net.au
Thanks for the leather.

GWN7News Southwest Region Golden West Network Limited news@gwn7.com.au
Roberts Cres, Bunbury, WA 6230 Ph 08 9792 2842
Thanks to for the excellent article and coverage.

ABC Radio 72 Wittenoom St, Bunbury, WA 6230
Thanks to the for the wonderful segment and promotion.

Discovery Holiday Park, Bunbury, Rob and Nicole
Cnr Bussell Hwy & Washington Ave, Bunbury WA 6230 ph 08 9795 7100 bunbury.managers@discoverypark.com.au
Thanks for the wonderful stay.

Pitchers Trading Post, John and Alma Pitchers, Donnybrook. Ph 08 9731 1122
Thanks for the travelling cup

Donnybrook Family Bakery – Big thanks to Abbey, and Alan and David
112 South West Hwy, Donnybrook WA 6239 ph 08 9731 1420
Special thanks for the MANY feeds for self and Coffee. (And coffee’s for self)

Fruit Barn 7 South West Hwy, Donnybrook, WA 6239 ph 08 9731 1198
Thanks for the vegies.

Thanks to Trish from Donnybrook for the choccy and vegies.

Thanks to Mario and the Donnybrook Shire Council for the site at the Transit Park.

Phillip and Karen Rizzo of P & K Rizzo Pty Ltd Property Investors ph 0418 346 883
Thanks for the coffee and sandwiches at the Bunbury Road Stop

Special thanks to Khia Sturgis (what a livewire!!!) at Donnybrook Pharmacy Wayne Sturgis
78 South Western Hwy, Donnybrook WA 6239 Ph 08 9731 1016 Fax 08 9731 1317


Kojonup Bakery, Stewie and Cristy, Kojonup WA 0409 992 849

Chevy and Jill Horn of Bush Chooks Café at Boxwood Hill WA 6338 (08) 9847 2011

Ray Devlin of Iron Knob Community Tourist Centre

Brian Jayasingha at Jeepers Beepers, Tullamarine

Balladonia Hotel Motel, Norseman, WA

Germein Bay Trading, Port Germein

Gill at Encore Second Hand, Waikerie, SA

Tom Wagner of Wagners Fine Foods, Hoppers Crossing, VIC

Pam and Anthony Sheean

Evelyn Reid of the Norseman Visitor Centre, Norseman, WA

Wayne Brennand of Gibson Soak Water Co.

Wayne and Tracy of Esperance Bird & Animal Park, Esperance

Café on Roberts, Norseman, WA

Rev. Rob Dummermuth, Frontier Services, Esperance, WA

Ken and Leonie Gowans, from East Doncaster, VIC

Michelle, Jo and Judy, of Norseman Licensed Post Office, WA

Rob and Jill Oats, Penong Caravan Park

Paul and Wendy Marks, Port Pirie Beach Caravan Park SA

Rangeview Caravan & Cabin Park, Port Pirie, SA