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A day in the life: Birdsville in March

Distant dingoes howl as a footstep disturbs the still, black water of the billabong. A lone figure drags a heavy board through the shallow water as the stars watch, protecting. 581 more words


Birdsville Roadhouse snaps up a sponsor spot!

I would like to welcome the Birdsville Roadhouse to the coveted role of a Long Walk Home sponsor. The Birdsville Roadhouse is run by Peter and Bronwynne Barnes and their crew of tireless employees who never fail to put a smile on the faces of those passing through. 241 more words

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V-Dub in the Desert: Desert Rescue in the MAN

Below is a post I wrote for my other blog, The Galah Session (ie. the one I write during work hours and get paid for!). I’m showing you because a) I haven’t had time to write anything specifically for this blog in a while (surprise, surprise), b) let’s face it, it’s an awesome monster of a truck and c) this is most likely what will rescue Onslo if we get stuck on our desert crossing. 530 more words


Two weeks left to vote!

As I mentioned a week or so ago, my website has been nominated for the Best Australian Blogs 2012 competition – a fantastic initiative run by the Sydney Writers’ Centre to promote the Australian blogosphere! 74 more words


Off-road racing, lesson one.

Check out my Galah Session post about off-road racing, with thanks to Sam for the expertise! I’ve only discovered the sport since moving to Birdsville but it’s an adrenaline-filled test of speed, coordination and engine power. 53 more words

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Smile: it makes people wonder what you're up to.

The past week has been a busy one with a training walk in the desert, following up on some sponsorship letters (my theory is that if I keep nagging they’ll eventually actually have to say no rather then just ignore me), and then meeting a lady who has just run from the geographical centre of Australia, across the Simpson Desert and into Birdsville. 797 more words

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