How We Stole Australia


Greeting fellow bloggers here in Australia and from across the pond.  I thought that in the spirit of National Reconciliation Week here in the land of Oz I’d take us on a little history tour back to the reason why saying Sorry doesn’t really quite cover it.  To understand how the situation here in Australia…

The Purple Plankton Eater – Australian Wildlife Just Keeps Getting Stranger


  Well folks let hear it again for another new addition to the weird, the wacky and the wonderful wildlife that inhabits the continent of Australia and it’s surrounding oceans.  It appears we have another previously undiscovered species to grace our shores. Early Wednesday morning a purple jellyfish [and yes I said purple] washed up onto…

Australia Does Have a Cuter Side


This picture – courtesy of The Australian Conservation Foundation – is for my friend from yeseventhistoowillpass who has a soft spot for the Aussie Koala.  After giving him a rather bad shock with the previous post of a sheep wrangling snake from a property in North West Queensland I promised him a picture of one…

More Than A Mouthful


My mother sent me some snaps from a friend of hers who’d been having some trouble on their sheep property.  They’d been losing a number of them over a period of time and he assumed it was from dingo’s or even wild dogs so he put up an electric fence. Well wasn’t he surprised when…