Sitting high upon a high overlooking Cloncurry, the water tower, so large that it is, has been painted to show the spirit of the land. Captured as the sunset sets, the colours have been enhanced and the image is spectacular
With strong colours of the red earth, blue skies and setting suns, the silo art decorating the water storage at Augathella, Queensland wildlife that is abundant around the Warrego River, emus, galahs, herons and whistling kites
A gorgeous depiction of our iconic bird, the galah. Silo art painting at Coonamble, NSW. Flying in flocks as they do in nature
I don’t usually do a large cookup before we travel. But, as we are travelling out to Broken Hill and up through Central Queensland, and possibly doing a bit of free camping, I didn’t want to be tryin
This is a favourite with the family and is special enough to serve to dinner guests. Most of it can be made ahead and put together at the last minute.
Our friends put out the word a couple of months ago, “We are planning to journey to the top end in June/July. Who is going to come with us?”
The dreadful racket of the pelicans waiting for a free feed attracted my attention. They were coming in from all directions, dive bombing into land. Hitting the water and gliding to a stop a few feet away from a free feed.
What better way to enjoy lunch on a miserable wet winters day, than with turmeric baked cauliflower soup with sourdough toast and croutons
Following a fantastic trip, the last stop before home, three and half weeks away and you couldn’t ask for a better free camp than the golf course at the back of the Royal Hotel at Mount Hope, on the Kidman Way New South Wales. North of Finley and west of Lake Cargelligo. Once a profitable copper mining area with 2000 residents in the town.
Depicting the fabulous kookaburra and other native birds of galahs and parrots, not to forget the iconic kangaroo, set amidst native flowers and wetlands of the area