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Gold Struck

150 years ago, on every eroded mountain and every pocket valley across the country, there could be heard that greatest of all iconic cries: “DERE BE GOLD IN DEM HILLS!” Hill End was founded on just such a shout. 86 … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Ducks

Imagine you’re in a park. Green grass, a pleasant pond surfaced with lilies. You see a duck. The duck sees you. The duck runs into the water. The duck gets stuck in the water. You hit the duck but it … Continue reading

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NOT Lava

Some days don’t you just get down and dance to Barbara Streisand (by Duck Sauce)? Other days your mining tunnel fills will lava and you have to play Seeed’s Wonderful Life AARGH over and over again. Imagine that. If lava … Continue reading

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Sunset on the River

Picture of the Day 40: Here are the pictures from my ride around the river walk this evening. Just lovely.   More of a story tomorrow, eh? We’re off to Yarrangabilly Caves! Fear for us. And for the caves. And … Continue reading

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Abandoned Porn

Picture of the Day 38: broken clothesline off Batlow’s main street This afternoon, for lack of better ideas, I drove through the Gilmore Valley to Batlow. Sax and I had a short walk around the closed shops, the abandoned cannery, … Continue reading

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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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Picture of the Day 2

Inside the mouth of Federal Falls cave, Mount Canobolas I spent Sunday morning researching places in our local area to explore. I found a surprising amount of open caves, a great amount of bush walks, chances for kayaking, horse riding, … Continue reading

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