The Town that Australia Forgot

Mary Kathleen, the abandoned Uranium mining town, which existed for only a brief period between the 1950s and 1980s. All that’s left now are the concrete foundations and a few recognisable remnants of town life. I fell in love with it straight away. … More The Town that Australia Forgot

There’s No Place Like Home

It seems appropriate that I’m actually finishing off this blog post on the plane. I managed to get a last look at the red pindan dirt from the air and I said goodbye as we flew over Darwin and out into the sea. I’d be more upset if I hadn’t just found the Tim Tam stash at the back of the plane – it’s helping me process all these emotions. … More There’s No Place Like Home

Memoirs of a Seven Month Old

I recently spent a few weeks with family in Brisbane. I had a great time, caught up with my geographically-distant relatives, and got to meet my new second cousin. While I fell in love with her immediately, I kind of wondered what her first impressions were of me… … More Memoirs of a Seven Month Old


This post is coming slightly out of order because I got carried away with ‘Memory Lane’ for a bit. I’ve had ‘Pyromania’ in the pipeline for a while though, so I thought it was about time that I got round to finishing it. What you are about to read was originally conceived way back when on 2nd September… … More Pyromania

Hollowed Boabs

And there are many trees with many stories, but committing them to paper has always been a sensitive topic. One such tree whose story I will now attempt to tell stands grand and monumental in the pindan soil of Western Australia… … More Hollowed Boabs


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