02 January 2009

Going Downtown, Gonna See My Girl

I was walking on the beach with my friend Heidi yesterday. We were talking about the respective trips round Australia that we have done in the past: me with Grumpy (arguing all the way) and she with her boyfriend, Jerry Garcia.

It was the one holiday that Grumpy and I saved for and I mentioned that we had set ourselves a daily budget for fuel and for accommodation.

"Well, we had the camper," said Heidi, "so accommodation wasn't a problem. But what I needed to factor in was Jerry's drug budget - and of course we blew most of that in northern New South Wales."

Some people have Harrods; others have Nimbin. But only one gives you the sort of souvenir bag you can wander around in public with.

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