Tag Archives: Birdsville

One year of retirement !

This morning I realised that it was just over a year since my retirement, on December 7th to be precise. I remember that many at work said I was too young to retire … I’ll be bored …. I’ll miss … Continue reading

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The race weekend

“The Melbourne Cup of the bush” “The race at the edge of the world” That’s a couple of the slogans for the Birdsville races, which is just one round of the Simpson Racing Carnival. The other two are at Betoota … Continue reading

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Birdsville

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While I’m sure that at least a couple of my readers ( Jillaroo Jess and Outback Joe ) know about Birdsville somebody somewhere might be wondering where the heck the place is, and why I’m going there ….or then again, … Continue reading

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The road to Birdsville

After Longreach I headed for Winton, and then westward to Boulia across the “Channel Country” and then south to Birdsville. Once you start heading west you know you are really “outback”, the country soon changes to endless flat plains broken … Continue reading

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