Category Archives: wildlife

Bunya Mountains.


Another weekend over, another great trip under the belt. I’ve been to the deer farm, in the Bunya Mountains. What a beautiful spot. The weather was clear, with a sneaky westerly, to make Saturday night cold. The fire was raging, … Continue reading

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Platypus and gold.


I’ve just returned from a day trip digging gold. Got a few small pieces of gold, but most interesting was the Platypus, that tried to sneak pasted me when I wasn’t watching. The Platypus was having a hard time getting … Continue reading

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Muntapa Tunnel.


An abandoned rail tunnel. Dug by hand, over a hundred years ago. The longest single bore tunnel in Australia, passing through The Great Dividing Range, from east to west. Five metres high and four and a half metres wide, 287 … Continue reading

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The Wildlife 2.


Sniffing around for scraps.   Every time you try to cook something.   Someone wants a hand out. Or a night time raider. I think I spend more time feeding the wildlife, than I spend feeding myself.  

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Rainy Kilkivan Trip.


This weekend I travelled to Kilkivan, braving the weather, secretly hoping it wasn’t going to rain as much as was predicted. No such luck. It wasn’t like anybody was looking for a lifeboat, but it was wet and miserable. I arrived … Continue reading

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The Wild Life


Some of the wild life. Quite friendly really. This guy comes around each night, if I leave out a piece of bread or fruit, he leaves everything else alone. First time these Lorikeets have tried to take over the camp … Continue reading

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Five Days In Kilkivan.If you haven’t been, but can go to “Kilkivan Bush Camping & caravan Park”, just do it.


I’ve just got back from camping out in winter, in Australia. Obviously it does not get as cold as other parts of the world, but it lets you know it’s cool. Some photos, enjoy.  Ralph always has time to entertain you. Give … Continue reading

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