Category Archives: adventure

I’m guessing you mob…

… would probably agree with me on this one: if you serve your Country, you should be recognised by your Country. I wouldn’t have thought this was too much to ask for from the powers that be – a person’s … Continue reading

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When was the last time…

… you found yourself having fun in a tree? A couple of days ago – the best pressie we could arrange for my son on his 5th birthday was a visit to Point Walter (on the Swan River – Perth, … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, Bored, Caring, child, Christmas, Community, Family, Fun, holidays, life, parenthood, people, Society, summer, Western Australia, yarn | 11 Comments

A yarn at work today…

…reminded me of a fella I met on a flight home from Meekatharra. I was leaving – flustered and annoyed – because once again, I felt I hadn’t finished half the work left to me!  Work at Meeka was like … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, Against the odds, Australia, Blokes, bullock, cheating death, fate, life, livestock, Meekatharra, people, road hazard, son, tale, Western Australia, yarn | 6 Comments