Monthly Archives: June 2013

Outback Pubs #3: The Conglomerate, Nullagine

This post has been kindly provided by fellow blogger Mandy McKeesick (see her excellent blog “Rocky Springs Rambles” at http://www.rockysprings.wordpress.com ). Nullagine is 100 kms south of Marble Bar in WA, and “conglomerate” is a kind of rock found in … Continue reading

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Beware the Bush Retread

It’s not hard to see how a “bush retread” – applied automatically to your tyres by a damp surface on an unsealed road – can reduce the benefit of that nice chunky tread pattern on those 4wd tyres for which … Continue reading

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Out on the Plains, the …

Most older Australians could go on to tell you “the brolgas are dancing, lifting their feet like war horses prancing”, but they might get a bit vague after that. The next three lines of this Australian Christmas carol are:   … Continue reading

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Outback Pubs #2: Cradock

If you’re travelling west from Broken Hill across to the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, there’s a track you can take to make your trip more scenic and interesting. Turn north onto the Arkaroola track at Yunta, but then turn … Continue reading

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