Monthly Archives: November 2014

Classic Outback #6

As Nancy Sinatra would say, “these boots are made for workin’”.  And that’s just what they do! You won’t find too many homesteads in the Australian Outback without a few pairs of elastic-sided work boots around the place. They have … Continue reading

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The Joys of Summer — play it again, Sam

When I started this blog way back in 2011, I was sending posts out into the so-called blogosphere without any real expectation that anyone would find them, let alone read them. Now , 177 posts and more than 20,000 visits … Continue reading

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Mail Runs

Sometimes Outback roads and tracks lead not to any particular town or population centre, but rather to a number of properties, or “stations” as Australian pastoral properties are often called. In some areas, there are sign posts listing the names … Continue reading

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Australia’s Mountaintop Experiences

I recently read an account of a team of men attempting to set a record for climbing the highest peak in each of Australia’s six states and two mainland territories (Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory) in the shortest time. … Continue reading

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