Feb 2016, Rutherglen Caravan & Tourist Park, Rutherglen, Vic Plovers, herons, magpies and mudlarks. Corellas play in the trees, the lake shimmers and changes by the hour. A pelican spends his day perched on a branch. A mismatched family of domestic ducks swim about. There are purple moorhens and white faced coots and every evening the setting sun reflects pink across the water. Advertisements Continue reading Lake King
Winter 2018, Rollingstone, Qld Crocodile Dundee? Well the other day I met our friend ‘S’ struggling up the beach after having walked from Balgal Beach. What’s so special about that you may ask it’s only a kilometre or so. Nobody, but nobody walks to Balgal Beach because there is a crocodile infested creek between it and Rollingstone. Although we can see Balgal Beach fish cafe we have to drive 14kms to get there. I guess we forgot to tell Sue about the crocs. Continue reading Meeting Crocodile Dundee
Autumn 2018 This year western New South Wales is in the grip of a record drought. Cobar to Bourke According to our mate El Prado as we drive north up the Kidman Way, we’re on KEG watch, Kangaroos, Emus and … Continue reading On KEG Watch
June 2018 After dinner as we sit outside enjoying the warm Cairns evening a curlew marches up to the caravan fixes us with a beady stare and gives us a serious talking to. Now for anyone who has never heard a curlew, well, it sounds like a cross between an unruly two year old child having a tantrum and a woman being murdered. After a minute of glaring at us and high decibel screaming Mr. Curlew moved on to repeat his performance to the poor folks outside the next caravan. Continue reading A Cry in the Night
Billabourie in central NSW, is more of a farmstay than a caravan park. It is 10 kms down a good gravel road and on the way in we spot a fox feasting on roadkill. The camp is set in amongst … Continue reading Shattering the peace
A straw necked ibis on the wing over the sands at Inverloch, Vic. Continue reading Ibis on the wing
Yep, our neighbour caught three large crabs and he’s pretty happy. Continue reading Our neighbour’s got crabs!