Category Archives: Australia

The journey from Karratha

I landed in Karratha on Tuesday morning on my adventure to save the turtles. Stepping off the plane shortly before midday, I was immediately hit by a wave of heat. When asked if I’d been to Karratha before, I had … Continue reading

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Save the Turtles, Save the World

I’m going to save the turtles this November. It’s really happening. The Adventure Last year, I talked here about the WPTP, that monitors the numbers of nesting marine turtles, and judges the success of their nests. I wanted to get … Continue reading

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Bleed for your ‘burb: the flat-footed adventurer and street hockey

It’s a Thursday night, and I’m playing hockey on the roof of a multi-story car park. To understand how I got here, you have to know that I declared 2013 “the Year of the Dragon.” You see, that was an … Continue reading

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: Hyden Seek

Ever seen a wave that’s 15m high and over 100m long? It was a long weekend in Western Australia for Anzac Day, so with a few friends I took a road trip to a town called Hyden — and to … Continue reading

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An Unlit Side Street in Newtown

Down an unlit side street in Newtown there is an unmarked door. Unmarked except for the graffiti. Above the unmarked, gratified door, down the unlit side street, a red light hangs. You might think at this point in the story … Continue reading

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The Adventure to Save the Turtle

I got to thinking, after my last post. With the up-front cost of Costa Rica so insurmountable, it struck me that I needn’t travel so far for adventure. Australia is this incredible, vast and diverse country. I have barely even … Continue reading

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: Amazing Albany

A little place called Albany is where the Amazing Aussie Adventure all started. Albany has the distinguished honour of not just being where I lived for the first few months on arriving down under. Albany us also the first place … Continue reading

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: One year on in Perth

I’ve been living in this great Southern land for more than a year now, and the tipping point for what feels like a dream has been reached. With any big change the new ‘reality’ feels completely unreal — this is … Continue reading

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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe beach (2015)

Read all about the 2015 Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe here

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: It’s the Little Differences

In the classic Tarantino movie Pulp Fiction, the characters played by John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson discuss what Europe is like compared to the USA. Travolta’s character Vincent Vega puts it best when he says “You know what the … Continue reading

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