Thunderbird Park

grasshopper

In my post announcing I was going camping in Australia, I said  I was “off into the wilds to live side by side with nature’s wildest beasts”. So, did I see any? The first sign of wildlife that I noticed was a singing kookaburra who was perched on a tree about 20 feet away from [...]

Campsite

The BobinOz family are not the kind of people to set off for anywhere at the crack of dawn. So it was at about 1 pm on Friday that we finally descended our steep driveway and set off on our first ever camping adventure in Australia. At approximately 1:40 pm, at almost exactly the mid [...]

tent

The last time I went camping was at Glastonbury Festival in 1992. But now, 17 years later, I’m chucking a tent in the boot of the car again and I’m off into the wilds to live side by side with nature’s wildest beasts. Err, just like I did at Glastonbury. But this time I’ve got [...]