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It was somewhere up the country, in a land of rock and scrub

The Geebung Polo Club is a classic “Aussie yarn” by Andrew Barton (A.B.) “Banjo” Patterson. Examples here are from the illustrated edition by wildlife carer and artist Ninon Phillips. 243 more words


Cooryong - Jack Riley 'The Man from Snowy River' territory.

Driving out of the Snowy Region, you pass through Cooryong. This is the region where Banjo Patterson’s famous poem ‘The Man from Snowy River’ is written about. 266 more words


A Bush Christening By Banjo Patterson

A Bush Christening

On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
And men of religion are scanty,
On a road never cross’d ‘cept by folk that are lost, 413 more words


The Geebung Polo Club, by Banjo Patterson

I love Banjo Patterson. Whether he’s being serious or hilarious, his verse is just so larrikin. This isn’t a New Year poem, but I thought I’d give you a funny one to read as you raise your glass to the change of the year. 519 more words


"There was movement at Awards Night..." ANUMC Presidential Report, Banjo Style

There was movement at Awards Night, for the word had passed around
That the President called Jess would go away,
And she’d join the wild Taswegians – A new Pres had to be found! 413 more words


Day 1 - The Adventure Begins

Starting off the weather was very foggy and cold, and we wedged the last of our gear in the car in below zero temperatures and in a thick fog headed off on our big adventure. 359 more words

GOAT 2015

Ned Kelly rides again in The Australia Times

The Australia Times Poetry Magazine goes walk-about this month with a link to a film poem ‘My Campfire’s My Home’ by Manfred Vijars, which is beautifully shot and will have you cocking an ear for those kookaburras. 126 more words

Claire Booker