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Book Review: “Mister Cassowary” by Samantha Wheeler, University of Queensland Press (2015)

A year after his Grandad’s death, Flynn travels with his father to Mission Beach on an assignment to prepare the family banana plantation for sale.  Understandably, Flynn anticipates that the trip will be dominated by the mundane chores of cleaning and repairing.  329 more words


The Cassowary Coast, QLD

9/9/15 Ella Beach to Cowley Beach

We checked in here about 9.30 am! Drove into Flying Fish Point & had brekky there on the esplanade. Then into Innisfail to get a “tractor clip” – a pin to hold the ring over the clips holding the roof down. 574 more words

Uh oh, google often makes us more productive...but sometimes less.

This is not a good thing for my increasingly long list of fun things to do while procrastinating.

So far I’ve learned that a 100-count string of Christmas lights uses 40 watts while a 70 count of 5 mm Wide Angle LEDs is approximately 4.8 watts total, that you can freeze shredded cheddar cheese, that the word “Chai” comes from the Persian  70 more words


Perhaps, you have not heard of me which is, of course, absurd
Since I’m the second HEAVIEST and the third TALLEST bird
Which has not, yet, become extinct . 247 more words

Dear Janie And Camryn

Aug 25-27: Cassowary Coast

Despite the cool name, the odds of seeing a Cassowary are extremely low- but this is one of the two places (other than Cape Trib) in Australia that you actually… 1,801 more words


When I was a Baby

Script Extracts

“When I was a baby my Mekeo grandmother, or bubu, from Papua New Guinea, would rock me in her arms and tell me stories.   119 more words