The fable of Captain Skype

In the past 48 hours, two of my closest friends and I have all been left on the wasteheap of romantic rejection. I got an “I’m just after friendship” via WhatsApp from Captain Skype. Miss A was on the receiving end of a gigantic bit of ghosting from SuperLike, and for Miss P… well, the…

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Plot holes

In today’s blog I will respond to the myriad of questions that have demonstrated there are some significant plot holes in my tale that need to be addressed. To make it visually interesting, the blog will be broken up with images from Mt Zero and Mt Stapylton on the outskirts of the Grampians National Park.…

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Kickin’ it Wimmera-Mallee style

John Williamson once wrote a song about the Mallee. He also wrote a song about knocking a budgerigar on the head with a brick rather than take it to the vet, but that’s beside the point. The Mallee, if you weren’t sure, is north-western Victoria and together with the Wimmera captures some great dusty wheat-and-sheep…

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Home for the holidays

Days since departure: 56 Km travelled: 8204 in the Jeep, then rescue. WINS:  Drank a lot of good wine with a lot of very cool people in Adelaide, and got to hang out with my nephew (aka cousin once removed?) Miles the Truck Hero Found Buzti a new home with Steve the mechanic The Giant…

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The long and not winding road

Zeus and I trundled down to Kalgoorlie where I was a resident back in 20o2, in the wonderfully-named suburb of Lamington. En route I contacted Bec at the Kalgoorlie Miner to let her know about the Leonora ATM break-in so after a morning de-dusting the tent from the Menzies dust storm, I duly wandered in…

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