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Aboriginal Dancing Emus

£75 + P&P

This is an original Australian Aboriginal-style pink, blue and yellow painting, featuring two emus. It was made with acrylic paint on a 50×40 cm stretched canvas. 26 more words

Painting

Wwoofing (no I don't mean like a dog)

We are well into 2015 now and I started the new year in Bunbury (not the most exciting place to be) before jumping on a coach to Albany where my Wwoofing adventure began. 1,293 more words

TEXAS - PART 4: THE RANCH AT GOLIAD

I am winding up my stay at my friend’s ranch in Goliad. They used to raise emus, but the emu market went bust, and the last of their breeding pairs died a few years ago. 915 more words

Bamboo Banks: paradise in the jungle!

We recently spent a week at Bamboo Banks, which is a 40 acre farm in the jungle, at the foot of the Nilgiris in the Mudumulai Game Reserve. 751 more words

Asia

Illegal pet emu turned in to agriculture officials

The state Dept. of Agriculture reports that a pet emu was turned in under amnesty to the Panaewa Zoo in Hilo on Dec. 5.

Zoo officials said that a resident called the zoo saying they did not know that emus were illegal in Hawaii and arranged to turn it in. 106 more words

News

Modern day Christmas in Australia

There is a place where gum trees line streets
Gum trees from the bush
The Jacaranda blooms in December
Kookaburra’s laugh night and day
Parrots all the colours of the rainbow… 222 more words

Poetry

The Great Emu War

No- the title of this post is not a joke.

Something called the Great Emu War actually happened. And yes, there were emus involved.

In 1932, Australia found itself with more emus than they could manage. 180 more words

Australian History