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Andrew Barton (Banjo) Patterson The Man from Snowy River

Enjoy this classic Australian poem it’s a great example of the Australian Bushman way of life not only for those living in the era it was written but to this day Aussie horseman muster brumbies in this snowy river country. 1,094 more words


Australian Bush Poetry

Yesterday I introduced you to Pro Hart, an iconic Aussie artist. Today I thought I’d continue with  Australiana in the form of some bush poetry. 62 more words

Steps For Peace

Happy Birthday William Henry Ogilvie

A Scotsman who spent 10 years ranching in Australia, Ogilvie was a friend of Harry (Breaker) Morant and another great horseman.  A bush poet; he is best remembered for his outback poems like the one below.   406 more words


Echoes of Imagination

What if you could, she echoed invitingly …

In my wild erratic fancy

visions come to me of Clancy…

Echoed taunting and  teasing

and an answer came directed in a writing unexpected… 119 more words

Steps For Peace

Waltz With Matilda

Inexplicably, driving with Akari out to Moliagul, photographing an old thunder box (outdoor toilet) and a long abandoned house, filled me with the urge to wander further with my dogs sniff mapping. 1,928 more words

Heather Blakey Purveyor Of Creative Stimuli

Catch Us Camping at Binnaway

We visited the small country town of Binnaway on the hearsay of a colleague who once owned the Royal Hotel, still a gathering place for locals and those who pass through.   296 more words

Camping Journal

Touring Banjo

Event:  Launch of  Touring Banjo: The Waltzing Matilda Musical – The Man They Call The Banjo

Where: Australian History Theatre, 36 St. Edmonds Rd, Prahran, Vic. 280 more words

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