A wandering bird's-eye overview of most things even vaguely related to travel, and an opportunity for writers, artists and photographers to contribute the historical, the hysterical, the quirky and quixotic... anything with heart.

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When it may be time to settle down

Australia 2013 `You can put your shoes under my bed' by Neil Finn & Paul Kelly -...read more

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3 years ago
Backcountry coup - Alison for the chop

Sometimes you just overhear stuff. I'm in New South Wales, Australia. It's 2pm on a warm Apr...read more

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4 years ago
When you still don't know which way to go

Australia 2008 `Which Way To Go' by Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Look up ...read more

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4 years ago
Lucky Phil & the good life

This is Lucky Phil.  Phil is 68 years old.  He lives at the Backpackers’ at Granny’s Fa...read more

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4 years ago
Playing with fire at Byron Bay

I sit in a converted caravan near the top end of Byron Bay Market.  A woman is drawing a sty...read more

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4 years ago
Time to walk the dog?

Australia 2007 `Walking the Dog' by Chris Wilson - An ancient class...read more

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4 years ago
Illumination

I’m ten years old.  My parents stuff me into the back seat of their Datsun, and Dad drives u...read more

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4 years ago
All ashore who are going ashore

At the near end of the pier in Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island is Stan.  Stan is a retiree and ...read more

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4 years ago
The food boat (Soon we'll be making another run)

Welcome aboard the good ship P&O Pacific Eden, bound for Kangaroo Island, from Melbourne.  W...read more

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4 years ago
Circle feeding and Self

There’s a lot of fussing about and signing of waivers before the boat takes us out of the Honokoh...read more

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4 years ago