Australia’s best 4wd tracks

Australian Geographic has just released this list of their top ten 4wd tracks in Australia. It’s a handy quick-look guide, but I reckon we’ve done some others that come close.  Might have to compile our own top ten list. But for now, enjoy reading theirs – Best 4wd Tracks    

DIY drawers for the Paj

**** WE ARE SELLING THE FRONT STORAGE SECTION OF THESE DRAWERS **** That is, the section with the side-opening hatches that go where you back seat would normally go. The rear drawer section is not for sale, but we can share with you the exact measurements so you can build your own. Pick-up only from…

Storm Trooper

We found him! Heard about this dude doing a fundraising walk from Perth to Sydney in his Storm Trooper costume.  He’s raising money for the Starlight Foundation with Troopertrek 2011.  When we left home, we’d heard he was near Jerramungup or Esperance. On our way home a month later, we found him near Balladonia.  Averaging…

Talc Alf and tow hitch dramas

Talc Alf (in Lyndhurst) He’s crazy, been living in a tin humpy for over 30 years and has possibly spent too much time in the sun or by himself…! He has some bizarre ideas about the origins of language, how we should be teaching children in school about language and whether or not the world…

The ambitious plan

It was always an ambitious plan: heading off on a four-week trip with a brand new camper trailer and no dry run to test it all out.  The first night and following morning left us wondering if it was such a good idea. Southern Cross was our first quick overnight stop.  Having rained the whole…

The fruit ‘n’ vegie box

I saw something similar to this somewhere on the web a while ago and thought I would give it a whirl.  Not sure that I built it to the same spec, but this will do us just fine. You need: One old esky Shade cloth Fly wire Cloth tape Screws & washers A patient husband…

Guard or stomp?

First thoughts: guard It has been an interesting couple of weeks. We hunted around the various caravan shops and repair places to find someone to build us a stone guard for the front of the camper. We want to protect the front of the camper from wild and woolly rocks that have the potential to…