Monthly Archives: February 2011

New blog: Not at all news!

As a bit of fun, I’ve started a new blog: Not at all news! I’m pairing articles in the National Library of Australia’s Trove repository of digital newspapers with similar articles from our time. My first post is entitled “Sharks!” ; … Continue reading

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Adelaide to Alice Springs via the Ghan, in nineteen photographs

Last Monday I got up bright and early, packed up and made my way to Adelaide train station. From there I caught The Ghan which would take me on a journey of over 1500kms to Alice Springs. The train left … Continue reading

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Home!

I’m just starting to process my photographs from the Ghan / Alice Springs / Uluru part of my trip. Arrived back this morning on a QantasConnect (“National Air” but with Qantas Connect paint job) 717. Lovely flight over central Australia, … Continue reading

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Adelaide!

I flew over to Adelaide on Thursday and I’ve had a fantastic time. Friday was spent out in Stirling. It’s a small town up in the hills, about thirty minutes bus ride from the CBD. I did quite a lot … Continue reading

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Grasshoppers

Walking down the Murray Street mall on Saturday I saw a large flying grasshopper, perhaps a locust. Mum came round to my place last night, and as she was leaving a really big grasshopper jumped off my door: Normally you … Continue reading

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