Monthly Archives: December 2012

All Decked in Iron

Picture of the Day 15: Tumut Plains Hall, Tumut Plains Well! Now that I’m back in Tumut, we’ve entered a dark age of internet (namely a crappy net deal, a crappy connection, and a modem without wireless and which overheats … Continue reading

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School Is In!

Picture of the Day 14: Dog School is Now in Session From left to right, back to front: Belle, Tilly, Sax and Macy. Who gives a warmer welcome home than a dog? How about four dogs? I struggled down the … Continue reading

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Frock: Bathurst Art Gallery

Picture of the Day 13: Frock: the Masters at Work Time for a touch of class, darling. After a delicious breakfast of cajun burgers at Elie’s Cafe and Restaurant (our attractive waiters made us feel very proper), we meandered over … Continue reading

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From Kinross to Gotham

White-winged choughs in the pines Choughs, who build mud nests and are easily confused for crows, have the odd tendency of their eyeballs swelling and becoming brighter when the bird is agitated. For a startling example of this, check out: http://amatteroflight.com/gallery2/d/1167-4/White-winged-Chough_4502v1.jpg … Continue reading

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Green River

Picture of the Day 11: Green river outside Kelso Well, I’m alive. And not physically injured. And I’ve not got a fever or terrible disease. Life itself is good. Today, not so much. It’s one of those days I just … Continue reading

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A-Z Cuisine: Indonesian

Picture of the Day 10: home-made Klepon (rice and coconut dumpling) Today’s picture comes with a cooking lesson, from the Skull and Dog school of “Cooking is Synonymous with Drinking”. In the manner of Alastair Humphries, I will attempt to … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day 9

Trig station on Hassan’s Walls Lookout, Lithgow The first thing about Lithgow; there are a LOT of rocks. The place is even called Lithgow. Before Hamilton Hume decided a good alternate to the ubiquitous Cox’s Road would pass through what he … Continue reading

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