I don’t know what I can say about the amazing piece of architecture and museum known as the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. What started as a germ of an idea of Mr Hugh Sawrey became a reality with the help of icons like RM Williams and other Australians. Opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988, the Hall of Fame houses 5 different galleries dedicated to stories of the untold heroes of the… Read More
After reluctantly saying goodbye to green grass and shady areas, we headed off towards Longreach. Again, more desolation by way of dry land and no crops, poor cattle and roos littering the side of the road. I was becoming accustomed to seeing emus in the paddocks but can never become accustomed to the sight of stock in poor condition. First stop was at Tambo and I thought it was a lovely little… Read More
After leaving Begonia Station, we travelled onwards to Charleville. After three nights of free camping, the Princess (aka me) needed a shower and to wash clothes. It’s at this point that we begin to look forward to the camper trailer being finished and we know we will appreciate it more by the end of the trip. Camping is fine, don’t get me wrong, but even by this stage, we are getting sick… Read More
In the last post, I talked of Dad’s memories. This post is about how Begonia Station is now. I’d like you to meet Anne Young – owner of Begonia Station for the last 10 years. Anne grew up in Dulacca and her parents have always been involved on the land. Her dad was a shearer. Now, those who truly live on the land in Australia (properties, stations and the like spread around… Read More
As we have a houseful of animals, it is often difficult for us to get away. However, a very kind friend of ours was more than happy to venture out to the country and the serenity of our home to housesit for us so after packing up, we headed off to Nymboida Friday about 11am. We decided to take one of our dogs with us and so we needed to stop a… Read More
Well, we have been lurking around the forum of MySwag.org for quite a while now but never joined in any forums as we didn’t have a camper trailer. Having now put a deposit on our Aussie Swag and waiting for the build, we thought it time to introduce ourselves to the crew at this forum. Turned out it was rather timely – their National Meet is on in Nymboida, NSW this weekend… Read More
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