Category Archives: History

Extreme Sport

This photo of the Fitzroy river in flood under the Willare Bridge, on the road between Fitzroy Crossing and Broome, was published on FaceBook a while back. It reminded me of when I drove that way, going to a meeting in … Continue reading

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Outback Spaceman

I’m the outback spaceman, baby; I’ve got speed I’ve got everything I need I’m the outback spaceman, baby; I can fly I’m a supersonic guy I don’t need pleasure I don’t feel pain If you were to knock me down … Continue reading

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Superstition

I just posted this on the Halls Creek Community Facebook page To the person who broke into my donga in Billiluna, stole my possessions and trashed the place, and wrote nasty things on my wall: I forgive you. If you … Continue reading

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Found

One of my colleagues (my boss) travelled down to my home and started what I could not; cleaning up the mess left by the vandal thieves. He also spoke to the community about why I was not returning yet. He … Continue reading

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Salt

Last night I dreamed a memory; a rare thing. We were swimming in warm, clear Northland waters near Matauri Bay. We were nude, save for mask and snorkel. Dappled light rippled over your form; floating, freed from gravity. I was … Continue reading

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Rebel

All the streets are filled with laughter and light And the music of the season And the merchants windows are all bright With the faces of the children And the families hurrying to their homes As the sky darkens and … Continue reading

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Around Darwin

  A lot of interesting things happened in and around Darwin since it was founded, yet much of the tourism is steered towards the military memorabilia of WWII and the Japanese bombing attacks.  It struck me as being a little … Continue reading

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