Category Archives: Meekatharra

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

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What the…

… heck is THAT? Driving in the regional parts of Australia – especially the remote regions – can see you whizzing past many the odd sight. Try these for example: You’re in the middle of ‘no-where’ and – as your … Continue reading

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…frigging frogs. They are bloody EVERYWHERE! It’s been a wet year for Meekatharra – largely due to a generous cyclone or two early in the piece, and many thunderstorms in-between. With the wet – comes the frogs. People that live … Continue reading

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