Category: rural nsw

Swimming at the Newey – summertime in Cobar

We’ve been in Cobar for two days, and the weather is … SUMMER! And the summer you only get when you get away from the coast ­– hot, dry and still. I love it. The first time I came to Cobar I was 8 years old. I flew out on Ansett airlines with my older …

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Back in the outback – via the express drive to Cobar

Finally, Doc and I are back out in the outback. The “Welcome to Cobar” sign at the edge of town even says “Outback NSW”, so it must be true. Unfortunately, the reason we’re here is not the best. My uncle is very sick and has been given not long to live, though I don’t know …

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Is it travel photography if you’re at home?

As you can see from my website, I love to travel, and I love to take photos. Combine the two and you have my perfect job – travel photography. If only somebody would pay me to do it I’d be as happy as the proverbial pig. Maybe one of the reasons I don’t get paid …

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Which beach is Australia’s best kept secret?

There’s another late entry in the biggest whinger of 2011 competition. That is everybody who’s joined in the annual whinge about the difficulties of holidaying in Australia. It seems like every time I pick up a paper or turn on the radio I hear somebody else whinging about traffic out of the city, or the …

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Travels in NSW

I’ve been outback NSW over the last week. Working of course, but managing to combine business with pleasure. While we were out that way I took the opportunity to go and visit some relatives, and over a couple of bottles of wine with dinner we started discussing the  family history. My grandmother was born in …

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Water, water everywhere

NSW has gone from drought to flood in a very short time. Nothing demonstrates that quite so well as watching the water levels change in rivers, lakes and dams.  Have a look at the photos below to see what I mean. They don’t look it, but they are 2 sets of the same view, taken …

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