Category: rural nsw

Jul 09 2015

Just your average Sunday afternoon out in Australia – with death adders

After far too many weeks of working too many hours (with time out for my daughter’s engagement party), I finally had a weekend off and Doc and I made the most of it. Yes, we went on an adventure. Are all snakes in Australia deadly?

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Mar 12 2015

Canoeing on the Bellinger River. Amid killer cows.

Have you ever seen 5 ‘women of a certain age’ canoeing? Two of them in a double canoe? It looks pretty much as you’re imagining it does. After 3 days spent hanging around in Sawtell, dividing our time between the beach and home, with perhaps a walk or some fishing in between, we decided we …

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Mar 08 2015

Beaches, hibiscus and fish & chips

We came for three days, and five days later we’re still here. Wouldn’t you if you could? Five days of perfect weather in a beach side location. Who wouldn’t extend their holiday.

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Mar 06 2015

The beach disappeared while I wasn’t looking!

There’s nothing like a coastal road trip to make you think about climate change. Or is that just me? Doc and I camped at Sawtell a few years ago. I can’t remember where we were going to or coming from, but I do remember our night in Sawtell. The camping area is right by the …

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Feb 20 2015

Orange Food Week

Orange Food week is coming up from 10-19 April. Yes, I know that’s more than a week, but I didn’t name it. And it just means a few extra days to eat and drink. What’s wrong with that? If you don’t know, Orange is a town in NSW. It’s out past Bathurst on the way …

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Feb 02 2015

Out camping with wombats

“I miss being able to squat behind a behind a bush.” That’s a phrase I certainly never thought I’d say, but somehow on the weekend it popped out of my mouth. Yes, we went camping. And it was a different experience.

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