A Few of my FavouRED OZ Things!*

Swanvale Jump-Up, Outback Queensland RED Outback sunsets; and  Julia Creek, Outback Queensland RED Windmill vanes,   Cawnpore Lookout, Outback Queensland  Rugged RED Ranges that turn into plains! Poetic Public Toilet, Gunnedah, New South Wales RED-roofed Public Toilets –  The Red Devil, Minlaton, South Australia and RED Devil Wings … The Big Park Bench, Broken Hill, New

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Random Adventure #2 – Herveys Range, Townsville, Queensland

Hervey’s Range Heritage Tea Rooms I never thought I’d be grateful for my unsophisticated palate until it saved me $50 and a mouthful of cat-poo … That publicity favours Townsville’s Paluma Range National Park over the much closer Herveys Range may be due to the unfortunate council boundary line placing Herveys Range on the wrong side of the Townsville regional

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Camels, Cowboys and Cockies Joy – Bedourie, Queensland

Excitement on and off the track - Bedourie Camel Races, 2011

Cockroaches, cane toads and camels are generally considered physically and/or temperamentally unsuited to commercial racing. But here in OZ, the absence of animals traditionally raced, such as horses and dogs, is no hindrance to holding a race meet… Although all these races are held in Australia, I’ve yet to experience the pleasures of cane toad or cockroach racing. But …

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Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #16 – Richmond, Queensland

At first glance, the setting of these conveniences in western Queensland’s Richmond is far from exotic.  It’s nowhere near as scenic as Lord Howe Island’s #15 – my favourite to date!  Unlike Largs Bay’s #12, there’s no colourful loo-art adorning the amenities block either.  And it also lacks a quirky connection, like the poetry of Gunnedah’s #8! Fossicking fields – loo

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Red Hot RED!!!

Welcome to my latest update – what’s RED HOT with Red right now?  Glad you asked!  Read on … Well, I FINALLY got over the euphoria of my first guest post … But now the excitement is back with a vengeance!!  Why?? RED HOT Interview: If you care, read my interview on  Jidhu Jose’s Blog ‘Reflections’ – although you MIGHT appreciate this a bit more

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