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Random posts and photographs of life, travel and stuff.

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5th Stop

The fifth stop was going to take 3 days to reach. From Longreach there was a hop to Charters Towers, a skip to Innot Hot Springs and a jump to Atherton. We cleaned up the rig in Charters Towers with … Continue reading

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4th Stop

Our 4th stop finds us in Longreach. I thought the township of Longreach was a lot larger than it was. Due to the swarming flies, there was nothing for us to do except visit  The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.  Thought … Continue reading

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3rd Stop

Our next destination was Lara Station Wetlands, 13km off the Landsborough highway A2 heading from Barcaldine to Blackall. Lara Station is on about 6,000 hectares and the owners opened the gates to campers and caravaners after drought force them to destock … Continue reading

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Second Stop

I’ve always wanted to visit Queensland’s Gem Fields. The name of the town called Emerald always fascinated me. Somehow pictured in my mind was a scene out the American Wild West. Rugged men flashing gold capped teeth with a swagger … Continue reading

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First Stop

I had a few weeks to recover before leaving for 4 weeks of touring around parts of Queensland. If you’ve experienced broken ribs you’d know that sitting can be uncomfortable and bumping around in a 4×4 towing a caravan in … Continue reading

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I wasn’t expecting that!

Last week I fell on some stairs and fractured a couple of ribs. I was carrying the dog and couldn’t break my fall, landing heavily on my side. This accident could really have not come at a worst time. We … Continue reading

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It’s time

It’s been nearly two years since my father’s death and I still have a lot of his things that I’ve not been in the right mood to sort through and get rid of. Some weeks back I opened a storage … Continue reading

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De-smudged

The last time we went to the Gold Coast I came home with a smudge on my photos I could not remove. I’d been out taking pictures of the surfers at Coolangatta.   All of a sudden, up popped a … Continue reading

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Surfing Kirra Point

There are a number of great surfing spots around the Coolangatta coastline on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. One of these is Kirra Point. Kirra Point was once a much bigger beach, and home to some truly legendary pipelines. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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