Action Down Under excerpt...

He stashed his gear in the boot and we were off. Mum and Dad sat in the front, John and me in the back.

On my sketch pad, I did mock drawings of the cave system, as best I could remember it, then showed them to John. He drew circles on my pictures and using bubble-talk asking questions.

This was so our secret wouldn’t be discovered by my parents listening in the front. I laughed.

Some of John’s questions were mad. He was acting like this was an undercover spy mission – top secret.