Back at Bodalla

It was a little over 2 years ago when I made my way up to Northern Queensland to embark upon an adventure that I would never forget.  Actually, It would be very hard for me to forget Bodalla Station and the Jackson family, just outside Charters Towers, due to the scars I have on my […]

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Kayaking on Sydney Harbour

In three decades of being lucky enough to visit Australia pretty regularly I have spent quite a lot of time in and around Sydney Harbour.  I have swam in it, driven over it, been ferried across it, taken water taxis from one side of it to the other, walked around it, walked over it, SCUBA […]

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The Great Ocean Road

Way back….um…I can’t remember when now…August I think, my partner in crime Ed ‘The Kid’ Gregory headed south from our base in Sydney to Melbourne.  There we met up with our favourite Anglo-Franco duo, Ellie and Julie (otherwise known as Pommie and Frenchie) for a little road trip. We rented a car and headed out […]

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Australian Open Golf

Today I get to spend the day at the Australian open (thanks to my aunt, Marion, getting me a ticket). I travelled to the course with my Uncle Ray who is a volunteer Marshall. He has had the pleasure of going round with Tiger woods and Greg Norman in the last few days. I have […]

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Rossi Farm

Last weekend I had the awesome pleasure of being invited by my mate Luca to help out on his family’s farm. Rossi Farm has about 60 cattle on around 100 acres so not quite as large as I had worked on before but this time instead of vast open rocky paddocks Bathed in brilliant sunshine […]

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City 2 Surf

I can’t believe it took me so long to write about this!  Anyway. Long story short.  I ran 14km with the Western Earth Moving Team (where I work)…or rather, I ran 11km and stumbled/crawled/limped the last 3km after my knees cramped up.  It was the furthest I had ever run and now I know why […]

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My Outback Adventure

Nearly two weeks have passed since I returned from Queensland and I have just found the time to write about what I got up to there.  It is difficult to put into words just what an amazing time I had up there.  The Jackson family took care of me so well that I cannot thank […]

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