March 5, 2004: Sydney, Australia
We wake to threatening skies.
Graham is having printer problems, so we go over to his place to try to resolve them for him (success!) and then, Eric having arrived, we head to a local café for bacon and eggs: we haven’t indulged since we left North America.
By the time we finish brunch, the skies are no longer threatening – they have opened, and the rain is streaming down. We console ourselves that the parade doesn’t start till 8 p.m., and so the rain will stop.
A Worthy Cause
In addition to sponsoring shopping sprees, the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation raises money for its HIV/AIDS work by selling reserved seats to the parade, which are at the very end of the parade route. We have bought these, not wanting to spend 3 hours jumping up and down to see over the heads of…