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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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Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of my life ….

I guess most of us have heard or read that title somewhere before, often on a motivational poster or similar ? It is also more or less what I wrote just over a year ago, on my very first post. … Continue reading

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Star trails

Boulia shire, way, way out in western Queensland has a tourist motto : “wide open horizons, magical night skies” For once, it’s not an exaggeration. As Banjo Paterson wrote in “Clancy of The Overflow”: And he sees the vision splendid … Continue reading

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Thousand star accommodation

A dark night with no moon, and definitely no street lights, just millions of stars in outback New South Wales…just the right place for a swag !

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Sydney or the bush ?

For non Australians reading this, “Sydney or the bush is a phrase describing two vastly different choices or paths. For me, it’s a no-brainer, a few days in Sydney is more than enough ! So I am heading bush, heading … Continue reading

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`Twas a dark and stormy night….

Well, it’s going to be a dark and stormy night by the look of things outside my tent. There has been lightning, thunder, rain and storm gusts that howled down the valley, it looks like I am going to have … Continue reading

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