Against the backdrop of the significant and sacred Carnarvon Gorge in Queensland, I yarn with Uncle Fred Conway, an Elder of the Bidgera people and Ranger at the Gorge. Fred talks about growing up on a mission, why he returned to the gorge and his hopes for a reconciled Australia.
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I’ve been having a dabble with IMovie lately. Even a twit like me can use it, so I thought I’d make a series of short vloggy clips about some of my escapades past, present and future. Join me on this amazing Z-movie journey and watch me morph into Stephen Spielberg before your very eyes ; […]
A lot of water, wind and 27 million years has carved out the dramatic monument of Carnarvon Gorge. Hundreds of metres below the tableland of its protective basalt cap, I’m in my element getting survival tips from local elder, Fred Conway. I could feel the previous day’s 23 kilometre hike pull in my thighs as I bent […]
Hundreds of Brisbane’s bravados and a few brave chicks donned budgie smugglers on Friday evening for a five-kilometer dash around they city for Young Care For those of you outside Oz, If you’re not familiar with the term “budgie smuggler”, strip off, put on a tight pair of Speedos and look in the mirror; you’ll get […]
Just in case any of you outside the mining boom bubble of Oz are fed up with the triple dip recession and your generation “whys” are all grown up but still living at home draining the life savings out of you, I thought I’d cheer you up with some big news over here in Oz. […]
We’re on the move again….. This time we’re off because our Landlord has decided to sell. So for now, we’re not going far…….just down the road. It’s all part of the nomadic, transient, expat and travel lifestyle we chose and love to live but change – albeit small – is upon us, […]