Monthly Archives: October 2012

Explain This #8

Here’s another challenge for you Outback types: can you explain this Outback scene, and where it can be found? Could it perhaps be a removalists’ dispute? Advertisements

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The Small Pleasures

Travel in the Outback has ways of providing small pleasures that, while not major events, are nonetheless memorable. For example, finding a vividly coloured wild flower no more than half a centimetre across blooming alone on a red sandhill, or … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Budgie Plague

Whilst twitchers are euphoric, there is speculation as to whether the government will have to introduce budgie culling in Outback areas of Australia. A zoologist in Central Australia says he has never seen so many budgerigars congregating around waterholes. With … Continue reading

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Explain This #7

This picture was taken only a few days ago on the road between Wanaaring and Tibooburra in north-western New South Wales – some 200 km west of Bourke. There was no-one there attempting to deal with the situation that the … Continue reading

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Explain This #6

Outback towns may not always have the latest and greatest facilities and technology, but they do know how to have fun. Who can tell us what and where this scene is, or perhaps provide an imaginative explanation instead?

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Forget the Bledisloe

Forget the Bledisloe Cup, just bring on the Trans Tasman Sheep Dog Trials. And they did exactly that in Warwick, Qld at the weekend. And the winner is …… Australia! We totally smashed the Kiwis by 484 to 466. Some … Continue reading

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