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Watery extremes

Having heard about nothing but rain for the last two-and-a-bit months, today I finally got a taste of what things are like on the other side of Australia. Flood waters are expected to peak today in Rockhampton and Bundaberg – two of the towns I’ve visited on my way the east coast. It’s been really […]


Wet harvest woes continue

Once again I haven’t had internet connection for several days, so it hasn’t been until today that I’ve managed to catch up on emails and what’s been happening with my Nuffield chums who’ve been having the harvest from hell thanks to the rain. While things have got steadily drier for me as I’ve headed west […]


Mad dogs and Englishmen…

…climb Mount Oberon in the midday sun. And then hang about at the top of it until it chucks it down with rain and they have to sprint 3.5km back to their car. I left Graeme and Gill’s this morning with the intention of stopping off at nearby Wilsons Promontory National Park to take some […]


The sweetest thing

If there’s one thing I hadn’t expected about this area of Queensland, it’s the array of things that are produced here. From dairy and beef to tropical fruit, tea and coffee, the area could happily be self-sufficient in some of the tastiest foods there are to be had. What I hadn’t realised about Queensland – […]


Bear harvest

We spotted this picture in an American farm magazine today: Bet you daren’t moan about pigeons and bunnies scoffing your crops now, eh? Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend Print […]

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