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Inside a Nicaraguan cigar factory

The term ‘cigar factory’ conjures up an image of concrete floors, high ceilings, and lots of machinery. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. I visited Mombacho Cigar factory in Granada, Nicaragua. It’s disguised as a house and, upon … Continue reading

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Would you leave your country behind because you hated the politics?

“If Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister I’m leaving the country.” “If the Federal Government raises the price of alcohol again I’m moving overseas.” These quotes could be attributed to a lot of people in Australia. Although I’ve heard the words … Continue reading

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On the surfing trail in Mexico

La Ticla story FINISHED “The shop on the road down was closed when we passed it,” said Joel, a Canadian surfer, “there were a couple of crosses out the front so I hope they couple who owned it weren’t killed.” … Continue reading

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What happens in Vegas ends up in the American market

Las Vegas is well known for a lot of things. Mostly gambling, drinking, and other sorts of debauchery. The city that’s branded itself the Entertainment Capital of the world also has a serious side though. An international trade show is … Continue reading

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Skimpy bars in the Pilbara

Have you ever been to a skimpy bar? They fairly unique to Western Australia and something that needs to be experienced if you go to the Pilbara. I spent a night inside one and this is what happened. This was … Continue reading

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Strange things happen when you’re going through the desert

Anything goes in the country. It’s true, I see some really strange and wonderful things in the Pilbara that would never happen closer to a capital city. I think one of the best things I’ve seen so far was a … Continue reading

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Fifo Relationships

Relationships are tricky at the best of times. But what if one of you was away from home more than you were there? This is the reality for a lot of people who work in the mines on a fly-in … Continue reading

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Woodford Folk Festival 2011/12

Woodford Folk Festival is definitely my favourite music festival. The week long festival is nothing like the typical festivals out there. For starters, most of the bands play more than once. So you can have up to seven opportunities to … Continue reading

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Tweeting the muster

The country girl inside me has always wanted to go mustering. Actually I’m pretty sure the city girl inside me has always wanted to go too. I’ve spent time on farms, rounded up cattle, milked dairy cows, and done all … Continue reading

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Jeremy Donovan

This is an artist profile I did of Jeremy Donovan. He’s an Indigenous performer (among other things) who played at The Dreaming a couple of years ago. This is a mixture of his performance and an interview I did with … Continue reading

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