Shady Creek Picnic

In the 1850’s people flooded into Australia from all parts of the globe to seek their fortunes in gold. When I came to the land of Oz with my wife Sheila in the early sixties, it was not the lure of gold nor prospecting for work that enticed me to these shores. It was the dream of open spaces, of unspoiled land and the pioneering days of bushrangers that sparked my imagination. It was the challenge of a new world.

The Sound of Footsteps

This small town was once in a desert I'm told. I don't know how reliable the source is...well I do, it's my mother. But since I've been relegated to this (possible) "reclaimed desert" for at least the time being, I have decided to go explore it.