Code RED, Competition and the Creative Artisan – Bendigo, Victoria!

Through the Conservatory Window ... Fight Scene Statue in Rosalind Park, Bendigo, Victoria

Playing the tourist on a 3 day Bendigo bender re-awakened my latent gold-mining tendencies, suppressed for too long following a total lack of disappointing result in the creek running through our property. But the Bendigo region’s got the golden goods!  The world’s biggest alluvial gold nugget – the Welcome Stranger – was found nearby. With a 71+ kg (3123 oz)

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RedHeads ROCK the Liebster Award!

Arty Sunset Shot - Boab tree at Derby, the Kimberley, Western Australia

She travels. She’s a REDHEAD! She’s a LOT like me!! SO … what’s NOT to love about Vicki of redheadedtravels.com fame? Especially now that she’s passed me the poisoned chalice of the LIEBSTER Award … It seems that the origins of this blog-lovin’ award that recognises blogging fabulousness (well, I got it, didn’t I?) by highlighting selected blogs and profiling the bloggers

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Red & Pilchard’s Ultimate All-Australian Travelling Café

The Ultimate All-Australian Travelling Cafe sets up at Dales Gorge Campground, Karijini National Park, Western Australia

It doesn’t matter where we are. Or how far we’ve travelled. Or how hot it is. Or cold. Or what time of day. Whether it’s time for a snack, a meal, a nightcap, morning tea or midnight feast. We can always drop in to Red & Pilchard’s Ultimate All-Australian Travelling Café! Because it’s ALWAYS open. For us … … and

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The Travelling Stones Roll On … Goolwa Beach, South Australia

The Travelling Stones at Goolwa Beach, South Australia

I see a lot more crowds in the Travelling Stones’ future! But that’s because I know something that only two of you don’t – YET! So for their last day in Australia – on this visit, anyway – I gave the stones the gift of Australia’s Magnificent Emptiness! And an experience that many overseas – and local – tourists never

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RED does Australia for the Glove Box Interview!!

Ochre Pits, via Alice Springs, Central Australia

The FAAAAABULOUS Fiona has interviewed me for her weekly Glove Box Interview featured today on Argus Car Hire’s Glove Box Blog! Because the interview features only one photo (reproduced at left for your viewing pleasure) I’ve included a completely gratuitous Australia shot of the Central Australian Ochre Pits (to be featured more fully in a future post) so new visitors can immediately get

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