The Third Corner of our Australian adventure didn’t quite work out the way we planned. Our original idea was to take a Wilderness Tour involving a plane ride into the heart of Tasmania’s South West National Park, where very few people venture. It’s considered one of the best ways to see the true Tasmanian wilderness, well … Continue reading Third Corner
26th January is Australia Day. Marking the anniversary of the landing of the “first fleet” of convict ships from the UK in 1788 it is not without controversy, recording, as it does, the beginning of the immigration of non-indigenous people to this country, with all that later resulted for the Aboriginal people. It also … Continue reading Australia Day
We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given … Continue reading No Fixed Abode
The third part of our infamous "Bush Cooking" series!!
It all started when we moved into the place we rented outside Canberra back in 2013. We’d rented a huge property in the countryside, some 30 kms outside the city, with huge skies and dark starry night. The sky was almost always clear from horizon to horizon and we got used to seeing the vast Milky … Continue reading Nightscapes of the Southern Sky (Part 2)
In the second episode of our famous "Bush Cooking" series, we show you how you can create an amazing and mostly non-toxic meal from what you can find in a stroll through the rainforest!
We kick off our four part "Bush Cooking" series with a short video on making great coffee in the bush!
If there’s one thing I have in common with Saffy, one of our dogs, it is a fascination with food. To be fair, there are a few traits we share- such a desire to bite certain people we don’t like, and an occasional tendency to embarrass ourselves in public. However, when it comes to food, … Continue reading A Cheesy Adventure (Or the best things in life are Brie)
This is a meditative time-lapse video we took of clouds circling the Gillies Ranges at daybreak at Mirriwinni, at the base of the Atherton Tableland. Mirriwinni is officially the wettest place in Australia. . .Best viewed in full-screen mode. Spoiler Alert: Nothing happens . . .(except for a very brief appearance by us and the … Continue reading Morning in Mirriwini
There’s a famous scene in the film ‘Walkabout’ featuring Jenny Agutter, she of Railway Children fame, who, while trekking through the Australian Outback with her younger brother and Aboriginal guide, comes across a beautiful waterhole in the middle of the desert. Naturally, she promptly takes all her clothes off and jumps in and the film … Continue reading Doors, Windows and Waterholes