Water Tower Art, Cloncurry

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

Augathella, Silo Art

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 cookup for outback travelling

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

Pork Steaks and Mushroom Sauce

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.

Planning and Decisions – Cape York Roadtrip

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?”

Dive Bombing Pelicans, Tea Gardens, Myall Lakes NSW

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.

Tumeric, baked cauliflower soup, Mock Orange Cafe, Lake Village, Shopping Centre, NSW

What better way to enjoy lunch on a miserable wet winters day, than with turmeric baked cauliflower soup with sourdough toast and croutons

Mt Hope Royal Hotel, free camp and Moi the balloon jumping blue heeler dog

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.

Lockhart NSW – Silo Art

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