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?”

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.

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”

Kangaroos at sunset, Talbingo NSW

Each day as the sun begins is daily descent and it starts to cast its golden light, the kangaroos that live on the lower slopes of Talbingo Mountain, find their way slowly past the Talbingo Tourist Park to drink in the water of Jounama Dam.

Birdlife at Lara Station Wetlands, Barcaldine, QLD

he wetlands is only knee deep and is a bush camping ground on a cattle station and is fed by an artesian bore.

Free camping Blowering Dam, Snowy Mountains

Surrounded by mountains and with large expanses of beautiful blue water, it is a popular spot for water skiing, fishing and swimming.

Tasty Brown Rice Salad

I make this brown rice salad regularly and it is popular with the family and guests. It is tasty with soya sauce and lemon juice in the dressing. The soya adds a salt, the lemon juice gives a tang and the apple cider vinegar brings it all together with a little bit of sweetness.