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Five Sweeping Drives from Melbourne, Australia

An Ebook on Five Drives from Melbourne G’day! It’s that time again where I try […]

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Cute Kangaroo photos

7 Cute Photos of Kangaroos

Well, now. I started off with a clever idea. Then a quizzy idea. Then a […]

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Photo Essay: Sweet Hidden Shops in Melbourne

And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing […]

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Oz Quiz - Painted figures

Quiz Time – Where Down Under Can You Find This Splash of Colour?

Evening all. Today’s photo quiz: where can you find these brightly painted figures? I’ll give […]

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The Greatest Memorial to Love: Driving the Great Ocean Road

This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. I was lost, it was wet and […]

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Can You Tell What It Is Yet? A Crucial Animal Quiz in Australia

G’day readers. I’m in Australia, and after a couple of super city slick days in […]

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Hitting the Road: The Great Ocean Road

It’s a blasphemous journey I’m about to embark upon. “There aren’t twelve apostles,” for a […]

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Beer Can Regatta Crocodile

Darwin’s Beer Can Regatta

Spain has the Tomatina, Britain has cheese-rolling and Texas has rodeo. Step forward Australia, with […]

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Abi next to Termite Mound

Magnetic Termite Mounds – An Unexpected Attraction

Ah, how the science of language confounds us. Three words, two feelings. At least that’s […]

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Dawn over Kakadu

Kakadu Park: Smoke, Art & Crocodiles

Kakadu. The sound is soft yet distinctive, like a bird call that rolls and unfolds across the willows and the reeds, the waters, the low and smoky air, to reach me on the scrunched and scorched soil. On the earth that is itself Kakadu.

The word…

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sunrise kakadu

Sunrise in Kakadu, Australia

Right now I’m at the airport, dashing to repack and catch my flight. Shorts and…

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Lamaroo Beach, Darwin

Going Walkabout in the Northern Territory, Australia

At 3am I woke up. At 4am I gave up. For the last few hours, I’ve…

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Razor Sharp Chic – Bars in Sydney

Stopping for a drink in Sydney’s deadliest district…

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The Sydney Opera House At Night Swirl Blur

Taking Photos of the Sydney Opera House

I’m writing this as the breeze plays with the straps of my bag and the white sails of the Sydney Opera House glow

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Beach on Aus Open of Surf

How To Be A Pro Surfer

Surfers have a reputation for being cool, laid back and sexy. I’m talking, of course, […]

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Bondi swimming pool

Surf’s Up in Bondi

I’ve arrived in Sydney, a little dazed, a little confused. Apparently that’s

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