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    Testing Again

    G'day guys, it's been a while I know. Just playing, trying to come to grips with this new format.
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    Is Matt OK?

    Just heard the news about the flooding in NC. Has anybody heard from Matt?
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    Our Latest Outback Trip

    G'day guys. It's been a while coming. I am still coming to terms with using a tablet. Evie and I are about 6 weeks into our winter outback trip and are slowly making our way home now. We haven't had internet service for much of the trip but I will try to catch up with a blog and piccies over...
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    Test image posting.

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    new camp ovens

    G'day guys. I just ordered these from Southern Metal Spinners. Pretty excited about it because I'vd wanted them all my life. http://southernmetalspinners.com.au/pro ... 16-bundle/ http://southernmetalspinners.com.au/pro ... 20-bundle/ http://southernmetalspinners.com.au/product/frypan/
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    True Story ?

    Ninety year old aboriginal elder sat in his humpy eyeing two government 'Welfare' officials sent to interview him . One official said to him: "You have observed the white man for 90 years.You have seen his wars and his technological advances. You have seen his progress and the damage he has...
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    Operation Jade Helm ?

    Been hearing a few rumours over here about this and quite frankly, what I have been hearing worries me. I was just wondering what the geezers here might be prepared to share on a public forum about it.
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    Stanage Bay

    G'day guys, Evie and I are just about to head up north to Stanage Bay, hopefully for a couple of months or so. The area is adjacent to out Shoalwater Bay Military Training ground so internet reception should be OK. If so, I will post some piccies and a trip report as we go, and hopefully will...
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    Mick's Julie Skiff build

    G'day guys, The last few years have been very busy for me but I have been itching to build another boat for a long time now. I downloaded The free plans for this lovely skiff by Gavin Atkin http://intheboatshed.net/2008/10/11/int ... -progress/ about a year ago (initially out of...
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    First salt water fishin trip in waaaay to long

    G'day guys. Its been nearly 3 years since I have been fishing in salt water, even though I live only 4 minutes walk from a put in here on our Queensland coast. A sunset, low tide shot of the put in Life has got in the way for the most part but I am starting to get things squared away now...
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    STROKE, The 4th sign.

    STROKE:Remember the 1st Three Letters....S.T.R. My nurse friend sent this and encouraged me to post it and spread the word. I agree. If everyone can remember something this simple, we could save some folks. Seriously.. Please read: STROKE IDENTIFICATION: During a BBQ, a friend...
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    Extended Trip on the Yabba (Piccie Intense)

    G'day guys. I haven't posted much here lately. Evie and I have been away on holliday (vacation). Our original plan was a long road trip to North West Queensland's outback country but with the recent floods and ongoing heavy rain up there, many of the places we wanted to go to were still cut...
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    My rant

    So many letter writers have explained how this land is made up of immigrants. Maybe we should turn to our history books and point out to people why today's Australian is not willing to accept the new kind of immigrant any longer. Back in 1900 when there was a rush from all areas of Europe to...
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    Burrum Barra

    Been waaaaay too long since I have been fishing so with this morning breaking bright and clear, My mate linc and I put in in the lower section of the burrum fresh and headed upstream to the next weir wall. Now, Linc is a good ole boy and redneck by any standard and is a hoot to do anything...
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    A lil trip on the Burrum (fresh section)

    G'day guys, Its been a while since I posted a trip report. The truth is that very little paddling has been done for some time. Yesterday, the very loverly Miss Evie and I went up one of my favourite little stretches of fresh water round here. With the recent floods, It just hasn't been safe...