Tag Archives: the Kimberley

Tiny Shower Companions

Never budged as I showered. I am not sure yet of its species… And a Green Tree Frog too. Shower with a friend!

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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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Fighting in the Streets

I am staying in Halls Creek over the holidays, house sitting for a friend who is visiting family in Queensland. Today I drove 368 kilometres from Halls Creek to Kununurra – and the same distance back, of course – to … Continue reading

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Food for Emu Chicks

My little emu chicks have already visibly grown. If I could find my kitchen scales, I’d weigh them. They are eating really well and today they ran around the yard very energetically. They are much more steady on their feet. They … Continue reading

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Emulating Dad

I now have two emu chicks. It seems that more than one were captured when their parent was killed.  Whoever got this second one decided not to keep it so it was brought to me.  I was quite glad to get … Continue reading

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A New Responsibility

Today I received a visit from one of the community families.  They have a baby emu, whose mother (CORRECTION: it seems that emu chicks are hatched and raised by the father.  After laying her eggs the mother has no further responsibility) so, whose parent is … Continue reading

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Taistealaí and Troopy

I am taking some boys on a camping and football trip and my Shire troopy* is not yet repaired.  So Lachy drove down to meet me half way along the Tanami with the Youth Town Troopy so I could use it for the trip. … Continue reading

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