It's an emotional moment as Willow Harris packs her bags and leaves Summer Bay for a new life in Queensland on Home and Away
Willow Harris (played by Sarah Roberts) has dropped a bombshell on Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor) on Home and Away.
She has decided to move to Queensland to reconnect with her ex-girlfriend, Alex Neilson!
But on today's episode (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings), Dean is not happy about her decision.
Dean reckons Willow is making a BIG mistake leaving her friends behind in Summer Bay.
But Dean's girlfriend Amber Simmons (Maddy Jevic) warns him to stop being so selfish!
Will the surfer dude listen and stop standing in the way of Willow pursuing her romantic happy ending?
Meanwhile, Justin Morgan (James Stewart) is still in loads of pain after his surfing accident.
Leah Patterson (Ada Nicodemou) is alarmed when she finds boyfriend Justin almost collapsed in pain.
Justin's current painkillers are not doing the job.
What are Justin and Leah going to do?
Elsewhere, John Palmer (Shane Withington) is left humiliated by the latest front page of The Coastal News.
The newspaper makes John look like a gullible fool, who was taken advantage of by conwoman, Susie McAllister.
John is not impressed when he finds out WHO arranged the interview.
He confronts Alf Stewart (Ray Meagher) and his daughter Roo (Georgie Parker) at the Surf Club.
John complains their plan has done more harm than good!
Or has it?
Could it be, the fortunes of the Surf Club are about to turnaround?
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Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.
Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?
Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!
Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.
He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.
Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)
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