A Football Trip to the Top End

What was the trip to the Top End of Australia about for me? Well, more than one thing obviously, however it all came about when a mate of mine suggested that we head to Cairns to see our beloved football team (Aussie Rules) the Western Bulldogs take on the Gold Coast Suns. The club is …

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Blogging, Preparing, Thinking, Stuff and Cairns

Yes it’s one of those blog posts that is sort of reflective and yet forward thinking, ethereal and self-indulgent, and you know, stuff. Well life is moving along at a rapid rate with me at present. With a big trip less than three months away now, I have been taking on extra shifts and been …

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Around Australia – Glenrowan

‘Stick ‘em up! Your money or your life!’ The catchcry reportedly (or maybe just in films) of Australia’s most notorious bush ranger, Ned Kelly. Glenrowan, in northern Victoria, is the place where his last battle with the law took place. He was taken from Glenrowan to Melbourne Gaol (worth a visit) and hanged for his …

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