An Ode to Skippy, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Thick fog on the beach at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Thick fog on the beach at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Wallabies on the beach,

Out of people’s reach,

Clouds moving along palm trees at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Clouds moving along palm trees at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Couldn’t see through the mist, 

What is the gist? 

Where is our food? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Where is our food? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Even the kangaroo,

Didn’t know what to do,

Searching the beach at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Searching the beach at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Oh no, that’s no good,

Where is our food,

No ranger to be found at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

No ranger to be found at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Things couldn’t be stranger, 

We lost our ranger

A ghost in the mist? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

A ghost in the mist? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Strange animals in the dark, 

who let them in the park?

Frightening experience at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Frightening experience at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Some are completely lost,

I can see a ghost,

Looking at all directions at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Looking at all directions at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

There’s no other way,

At this time of day,

We need to call the Skipper at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

We need to call the Skipper at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

We need to call skip,

He may be gone for a dip, 

Where is my phone? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Where is my phone? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

It needs to be done,

If I could only find my phone,

Maybe the phone fell on to the sand? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Maybe the phone fell on to the sand? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

I just can’t understand 

Maybe it fell on the sand

Awesome connection at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Awesome connection at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

There’s no good reception,

But there normally an awesome connection,

Skippy...!!! Skip? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Skippy…!!! Skip? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Maybe I should call,

It’s an emergency after all,

Skippy by the ocean at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Skippy by the ocean at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Oh wait! What’s by the wave,

Looking over the ocean,

Skipping in perfect locomotion at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Skipping in perfect locomotion at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Making sure that we’re all safe,

With his perfect locomotion,

Caught in a rip at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Caught in a rip at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

What’s that skip,

You got caught in a rip?

Still no food at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Still no food at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Oh no!!! Are you okay?

Someone took our food away,

Usual breakfast procedure at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Usual breakfast procedure at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

And it’s breakfast time,

Usually before sunshine,

Ground zero at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Ground zero at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

We checked the ground,

No food is to be found,

Where’s our food? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Where’s our food? Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

It’s so cloudy that we can’t see,

Where our food could be,

Follow me, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Follow me, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Oh look, the ranger I can see,

All right everyone, follow me.

Wait for me, wait for me, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Wait for me, wait for me, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Wait for me, wait for me,

There’s not much I can see,

Hop like a frog at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Hop like a frog at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

I can’t see through the fog,

I better hop like a frog,

Kippt found the Ranger at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Kippt found the Ranger at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Oh Skippy, you’re so brave,

Our breakfast is safe.

Skippy. Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Skippy. Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

It’s easy to say,

How skippy saved the day,

Rest is best under the tree at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Rest is best under the tree at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

We know where he will be,

Sleeping under the tree.

Spice Roos at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

Spice Roos at Cape Hillsborough, Queensland, Australia

And the ‘Spice Roos’ sing,

‘If you wallaby be my lover,

You have got to be….’

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