‘A funny thing happened on my way to the billabong…' Sure did. In fact,
a lot of funny things happened on the 3rd Altrincham Rover Crew Australasian Expedition on its bumpy drive across the world in l963.
Impossible! Daft! You'll never make it! That was some of the useful advice given to us fifty years ago - maybe because it had never been done before in an old family van - an Austin A30.
Here's the story of how my expedition from the UK to Australia missed its target by 5000 miles and ended up in Tokyo. In that little van it was a rough ride - few roads, but enough excitement and amusing incidents for a lifetime.
The book includes my cartoons and a variety of unique visas from extinct outposts of bureaucracy
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