I feel compelled to fill up to 5% of this blog with better news ...
Qantas called me tonight. They're pulling me a trip to the Southern Hemisphere.
We can only go for 14 days, so we're trying to jam-pack the trip. It's the equivalent of buying a Toyota instead of a BMW ... but with every possible additional extra.
This seemed to make Anne smile, which is good, because she's running a fever. Poor little sausage.