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The Mexican bus trip that refused to end

It was around 2am when I was woken by two men speaking angrily in Spanish…Well they could have been exchanging pleasantries, but when you don’t speak much Spanish it is hard to tell the difference. I parted the curtain to … 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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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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