Tag Archives: the Kimberley

Taistealaí at Kurrurungku

The troopy developed a few brake glitches.   I will not jeopardise the safety of my kids so when the Rangers visited the community I asked them to accompany me in convoy on their return trip so I could take her … Continue reading

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The Bright Side

Occasionally, I ask myself, as a person suffering depression – albeit medically managed – whether I am in the right job out here in a remote community far from everything I have ever known.  The black dog does get me down periodically.  My job is simple … Continue reading

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When Molly Met Sally

Sally the Goat was not particularly impressed when I brought Molly the Bitch home.  One can hardly blame her. She has not had a good interaction with dogs until now.  She was very suspicious, and clearly at first could not … Continue reading

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Seasonal Weather

One of the things many people do not realise about the outback Kimberley is that even though we are still in the tropics, in the Winter – or Dry Season as it is known – it can get quite cold, especially at night.  Cold at … Continue reading

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Unseasonal Weather

I drove up to Halls Creek on Sunday ready to pick up a few things on Monday and complete some admin stuff at the Shire office.  Sunday and Monday are my weekend days, but I often end up doing work … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day

Today was an interesting day. First of all,  the community store was robbed of $2,600 worth of cigarettes and tobacco in the early hours.  Going by the price of things out here that would be barely a shoe-box full.  It … Continue reading

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My Neighbours and Other Animals

Yesterday I put on a barbecue for the kids after a sports session and the party was crashed by Sadie the camel. Like Emu, she is a community pet raised here since she was young.  She is very curious about … Continue reading

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