If you feel like walking out of Lismore without experiencing a lot of traffic, you have two options. One is to continue down the southern end of Keen Street, past the baseball courts to Gundurimba and beyond. The other is to follow Molesworth Street north towards Woodlawn and Numulgi, and be sure to avoid the school rush hour. Continue reading
According to the mainstream view, the yowie is supposed to be a fictitious creature. Therefore, it could come as a surprise that in some rural parts of Australia a stream of sightings involving hairy and tall Bigfoot-like bipeds continues to reach the local media, Continue reading
One afternoon I decided that it was time do something meaningful and off-the-beaten-track. It was a blue-sky cloudless day, and time to experience a Pimlico sunset.
Situated on Goonellabah’s northern ridge is a unique house. With one foot in suburbia, it extends into a rural acreage. Sloping to the north-west, it contains a former stone quarry, and has an intermittent stream that drains into Wilson’s River. Continue reading
Zooming down the highway between Lismore and Casino at 100km/h, it is easy to speed obliviously past an interesting piece of history by the side of the road. Heading from Lismore, after 22 kilometres is a small road reserve on the left that can easily be missed unless you are looking out for the Schielers Road turning on the right that lies directly opposite. Continue reading
Perhaps the first thing to jump out at you is the spectacle of a giant inflatable Vegemite jar on a plastic chair. Close by is another companion chair that is home to a part-empty five-litre container of automotive coolant. Continue reading
Heading towards Bangalow from Bexhill, a turnoff descends onto a floodplain surrounded by low hills, with the road winding through the countryside to the village of Eltham. Continue reading