Flying Galahs, Coonamble, Silo Art

A gorgeous depiction of our iconic bird, the galah. Silo art painting at Coonamble, NSW. Flying in flocks as they do in nature

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

Riverside Walwa on the Murray River, VIC

ampervans and caravans lining the waters edge, our days are spent swimming in the fast, cold water of the river or hiring a canoe With our tents, campervans and caravans lining the waters edge, our days are spent swimming in the fast, cold water of the river or hiring a canoe from the Upper Murray Cottages and spend an afternoon guiding our canoes with the current for a few hours.

Kangaroos, Talbingo Mountain

I started photographing the Talbingo Mountain eastern grey kangaroos that have made their home on the lower slopes when we first started staying at Talbingo Tourist Park each Easter. This was years before the decimating bush fires of the summer of 2019/2020. Before the fires there literally hundreds of kangaroos that called the mountain theirContinue reading “Kangaroos, Talbingo Mountain”