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The Outback Way, Day 2: Hunting the mysterious Min Min Lights

Tall tales are a feature of the Outback, where a “yarn” (Australian slang for a story) can get bigger in the telling. And the five-hour drive from Winton takes us to Boulia, home of the mythical, mysterious “Min Min lights”. 383 more words

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Broken Pieces

Jake remembered what his Grandmother used to call it: ‘your grandad is away down the doctors’. That’s what she called it – the pub at the end of the street. 627 more words

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Travelling the Outback Way

Adventures come in all shapes and sizes, but free-wheeling in the Australian Outback is hard to beat.

So I was very excited to be invited to travel with a small group of media on a two-week trip along the… 365 more words

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It's a Sam's pub Jim, but not as we know it! - The Admiral Hawke, Boston Spa.

Sam Smith’s might take a while between renovations of their pubs, but when they do it, they do it right! No one can deny the fit outs, usually completed by Worrall’s of Keighley, are of a very high quality, so I was really interested to pop into a local Sam’s house that closed for a full refurbishment in January 2017. 1,452 more words

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The Lord Rosebery, Scarbro'

There’s a theme building from the last post. Like I’d never blogged about a Sam Smith’s pub before, I’ve never blogged about a Wetherspoon’s pub neither. 671 more words

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The Golden Ball, Scarbro'

I don’t think I’ve blogged about a Sam Smith’s pub before. Not for any particular reason, there’s nothing wrong with their no frills, no nonsense, bargain basement priced, traditional sort of old fashioned boozer approach; my own local is a Smith’s house. 794 more words

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