Bowie arrived in Australia with no exact
date given to the press.
Avoiding large press conferences, he
attended small meetings over the course of
two days that were organised via the tour
On the flight to
Australia, Bowie recalled the captain
announcing he was closing down one of the
engines because it was spilling oil:
"Awfully decent of him to tell us," he
told a small gathering of the Australian
how he felt about the Australian
tour, he said:
"I'm looking forward to
it. It's a long way to go and
there have been times in the
past when I considered it. But
now we're about to start, I'm
Australian airport, 1978. With Tony Mascia
(bodyguard) and Stu George.
Photo sent in by Eamonn.