So far I’ve had my phone stolen, I was fired from a job I quit and have been bitten by a pig whilst up to my knees in pig shit. But overall I’m happy to be back in Australia.
I smelt them, before I met them in my dorm, Rockhampton YHA was pretty much deserted apart from me and Miffas, a Finnish YouTuber I met in Agnes Water. The smell of feet hung in the air of the dorm, which unlike other hostels on the coast had doonas on the bed instead of just sheets. I had chosen the bunk in the corner away from everyone else and was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook when I overheard Miffas talking to Fred and Alex when they came into the dorm. "We're walking the entire length of the East Coast," they said, and got a map to show us where they'd started in Cape York, taking a plane to one of the small islands before crossing over to start at the very top of Cape York before walking down. It was day 69 when they'd arrived in Rockhampton and taking a rest day, they'd only taken ten so far.
A love letter to Fraser Island, an overly indulgent photo essay encouraging you to visit Fraser Island.
Find out how I celebrated leaving the farm, how I felt leaving the bush and all about an awkwardly placed tick!
Out of the outback and back to geeky business in Brisbane, this city has made it so easy to get back in touch with my geeky side, so much so that Brisbane may just be the best city to be a geek on the cheap! What do I mean by this? Well its major art … Continue reading A Geek’s Guide to Brisbane
For my regional work I am working as a cook on a cattle station just outside of Julia Creek in outback Queensland. I cook three meals a day for seven people, feed animals, and maintain the garden. It’s hard work and I thought it would be helpful to post my daily routine to give anyone … Continue reading 88 Days: A Day in the Life of a Cattle Station Cook
The month started in Sydney with a trip to Taronga Zoo, even though I'd visited nearly every tourist attraction in the city, I hadn't gone to the zoo and when my friends invited me along, I went. Surprisingly enough I really enjoyed it, Taronga zoo is massive and for someone who has only visited Colchester … Continue reading The Wanderings Month 3: What am I doing in Winton?