First: Photograph in the local paper. Look who’s out and about in the social pages!
First: Visit to the local show. No expectations = plenty of opportunities!
First: VIP entry to the local show. Yes, security, we’re allowed behind there!!
First: Laps in a V8 Ute at the local show. Amazing, adrenalin-filled and totally sexy!
First: Name mentioned by MC across the arena. Groupies!
First: Ride around the streets on a motorbike. So much fun and not as scary as I thought. Sometimes you meet people randomly and everything becomes a little bit more awesome!
First: Home-cooked steak and a special bottle of red at midnight. Apologies to all the carnival folk for disturbing your peace. Hmmmmm, but not really!
First: Visit to a rural area close to my small town. Eye-opening!
First: Ride in an ambulance. I wasn’t sick or injured – just a very lucky VIP!
First: Shetland pony by the side of the road. Only in a small town!
First: Up close meet and greet with some amazing cockatoos. One day I will get one of my own!
First: Ride on a Doberman’s back for my cheeky bird. They couldn’t decide if they were friends or dinner!