Dark Emu: Black Seeds: agriculture or accident ? written by Bruce Pascoe and published by Magabala Books If you believe that the First Nations in Australia people have been badly treated then you should read this book. If you continue to believe the old, colonial tropes about First Nations people you should read this book.Continue reading “Dark Emu”
I listen to Audible when I travel. I have always been a keen reader and I love Audible because I can drive and listen to a book at the same time. You can go through quite a few books when your travelling and it can get quite expensive. My daughter and son share some ofContinue reading “Books on the Go”
Shipwrecked in Vanuatu I was doing some research for a historical project when I found Robert Pond. Only briefly because he disappeared from view as quickly as he had appeared. He was mentioned in a newspaper article from March 1848, in The Shipping Gazette and Sydney General Trade List, which left me with many unansweredContinue reading “What Happened to Robert Pond?”
Earlier in this blog I referred to my wanting to buy a van to fit out for camping. I decided after many sleepless nights that Vans of any description were just too expensive for me. Seems like everyone is after them for the exact same reason I was. So in the end I got aContinue reading “My New Car”
The magnificent panorama of Two Fold Bay. It was beautiful when Kate, Poppy and I visited. A bit overcast but not cold. Camped right next to the beach. Just a couple of other campers. Beautiful.
I wrote this poem a few years ago after listening to a couple of radio hosts tell stories of Huntsmen Spiders causing accidents when they hitched a ride in the car. They were scared of the Spiders. I couldn’t help seeing it from the Spiders perspective. Bob and Paul were Huntsmen Big hairy huntsmen. TheyContinue reading “The Huntsmen”
Hello, I’m Sue. This is Poppy. We are a team. I am going to use this blog to write about things I am passionate about. Travel, politics and not getting too bogged down in the minutiae of everything.