Getting bogged can be daunting on your own but there is a way out! Tyre pressure, recovery boards, patience and a strategy will get you back on track in no time.
WA's Corrigan Dog Cemetery came about in 1974 when Paddy Wrights buried his best mate, Strike. Then Alan Henderson buried his best mate next to Strike and added a headstone. A cemetery was born!
A long day's boat travel is made worthwhile when a cheeky and charming Phnom Pehn tuk tuk driver tells me I look like a movie star!
Isabella Britton is a go-getter. She's a 21 year old cattle station cook in remote western Queensland. She also studies an agribusiness degree full time.While her Facebook page What Bella Baked Next may appear to be a food blog, the page is about connecting with people from the kitchen at Alderley Station, north of Boulia."I wanted to … Continue reading What Bella baked next: a lot of love from a lonely kitchen
Looking after 15,000 cattle is a big job. On Alderley Station in remote western Queensland, a team of station hands joins the bosses for breakfast even before the birds have started stirring.
"I'll have a scotch and coke, thanks. And a story." People who sit at the bar after ordering their drink or meal are either locals or travellers who are up for a chat. Both are a source of information, adventure, amusement or frustration. I met the owner of the Tatts Hotel in Winton 18 months … Continue reading Travel trip #1. Always sit at the bar.
I caught up with Glenn and his camels by the side of the highway near Boulia. He said it can be annoying when everyone stops for a chat. Oops.
The amount you pay for a motel room is directly proportional to the said motel room's wall thickness. When you quit your job you have become mindful of expenditure. While planning to sleep in my swag or a tent most nights, I simply couldn't be arsed setting up a campsite in the dark and while … Continue reading A good night’s sleep: No Bull
Bumping into an old colleague at a bar in Rocky, learning about his brain tumour, and his wise words, "You've got to live life, Lisa."
Packing 'your life' into boxes that must fit into a single 4WD is like fitting my size 14 arse into size 10 knickers. No matter how much I try it's still not practical or comfortable, nor is it necessary. I've reached an age where I've realised no one really cares how big my arse is and, if they do, they're not my kind of people anyway.