EDITOR DES AT KAKADU AND BEYOND.

EDITOR DES AT KAKADU AND BEYOND.

Travel is not easy for someone like me. I never have a proper seat, so no life vest. Pathetic. What would happen if we crashed? Arrived in Darwin. They are obsessed with crocodiles up here. Do I really want to go to Kakadu? Pauline made me pose

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ALICE SPRINGS TO QUORN GOLD THEFT.

ALICE SPRINGS TO QUORN GOLD THEFT.

Early breakfast aboard The Ghan approaching Alice Springs. This was originally meant to be a travel piece, but I was side-tracked by a story of GOLD! This is what happens when you are addicted to research. 😎 Now there has never been a murder aboard The Ghan

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CATCHING THE GHAN AT ALL COST!

CATCHING THE GHAN AT ALL COST!

In days gone by you could turn up a week late to catch The Ghan and still be in plenty of time. The Aussie outback train was often delayed by wash-outs, sand-drifts or mechanical failures. I love this poem from 1952 about a car speeding along the

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