I Love a Sunburnt Country.

#J is for Jerilderie Jerilderie is located on the Newell Highway in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales. The Riverina is a prosperous agricultural area due to the irrigation schemes of the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers. The area is known for citrus, stone fruit, wine grapes and vegetables as well as grain crops …

Wisdom Slice

Wisdom Slice. To 1 cup of knowledge add1 cup of self control1 cup of kindness1 cup of humilityBreak 2 eggs of self righteousness and mix into dry ingredientsMelt 250 gms of pride and arrogance and mix with 1/2 cup self sacrifice.Pour into dry ingredients.Add a pinch of compassion.Mix well.Spread mixture into slice baking tray.Smash a …

Everything Passes

Everything passes,the good and the bad,Life is full of seasons supported by reasons that everything needs to be renewed,Therefore it comes to pass but not to stay,For nothing lasts forever; although it can seem so at the time,So refrain from any action that’s destructive or rash,For some things once done cannot be undone,But keep focus …

I Love a Sunburnt County.

# I is for Island. Australia is a continent and and island; the smallest continent and the largest island on the globe. Adding to that we have, according to National Geographic, 8,222 islands which lie in Australian waters. So I think it is fitting that for the letter I we take a look at some …

I Love a Sunburnt Country.

# H is for Hahndorf Hahndorf makes the cut for this blog because every time I visit my Adelaide family it is a must to walk the main street and soak up the unique vibe and beauty which is Hahndorf. The village is approximately a 25 minute drive into the undulating Adelaide Hills from South …

I Love A Sunburnt Country.

# G is for Gracemere. Once upon a time, in a hospital beside a river which was full of big rocks, a baby girl was born. It was on a Wednesday night and in the middle of a wild, summer thunder and lightning storm. This little baby was taken home to the farm at Gracemere …

I Love a Sunburnt Country.

#F is for Fremantle. It’s a long way from the East coast of Australia to the West. It takes 5 hours and 15 minutes to fly directly from Brisbane to Perth and 4 hours 55 minutes to fly directly from Sydney to Perth. We flew from Brisbane and on arrival in Perth, the capital city …

I Love a Sunburnt Country.

#E is for Emu Park. There are a lot of places named Emu something in Australia. For example, Emu Bay, Emu Creek, Emu Downs, Emu Flat, Emu Heights, Emu Park, Emu Plains, Emu Point, Emu Swamp, Emu Vale and a town called just plain Emu all have postcodes in Australia. The emu is Australia’s flightless …