Buffalo tales


Murder, movie stars and unexploded ordinance make for some classic Top-End tales at the Adelaide River Inn…

Published: Magazine - reproduced courtesy R.M. Williams OUTBACK Issue 81/Feb-Mar 2012 

Paddling the mighty Ord

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The first few kilometres of our paddle down the Ord River feels like we're cheating. The current is so fast we barely need to paddle, instead we lean back, soak up the sun and glide beneath the towering red escarpments of the Carr Boyd Range…

Published: Magazine - Go Camping Issue 78/May 2012

Gorgeous Emma


The Cockburn Ranges rise rugged and fortress-like from the sandy valley of the Pentecost River, concealing the unique Emma Gorge Resort…

Published: Magazine - "Australian Traveller"

Blazing saddles


Negotiating Western Australia’s Gibb River Road in a 4WD is quite a mission, attempting it on a mountain bike is adventurous in the extreme…

Published: Magazine - "Outer Edge"

Fishing for keeps

fishing-for-keepsThe temperature has crept past 40°C in the shade and I’m ankle-deep in the mud flats of the Northern Territory’s crocodile infested Keep River…

Published: Magazine - "Get Lost"

Mountain highs in the wilds of Timor


Leaving the sultry metropolis of Dili behind, we climb high into Timor Leste’s mountainous interior and the sweet smell of coffee fills the air…

Published: The West Australian

Creation Place


Known as Ngauwudu by the local Wunambal Aboriginal people, the Mitchell Plateau is a landscape of deep gorges and thundering waterfalls…

Published: Magazine - "Get Lost"

Football is a fine art for islanders


An hour's flight north of Darwin, grand final day on the Northern Territory’s Tiwi Islands is a heady mix of emotions, football and fine art…

Published: The West Australian

No ordinary paddle


Three blokes, a canoe made for two and a recently issued saltwater crocodile alert: perfect conditions for a paddling trip on Western Australia’s Ord River…

Published: Magazine - "Outer Edge"

Drovers’ idyll on Gibb River Road


The setting sun ignites the Cockburn Ranges in a fiery red glory and the dust rising behind Cyril Yeeda’s horse looks like it might just be speckled with gold...

Published: The West Australian

A journey along the Balgo back roads


The road is eerily quiet and the desert rolls out in all directions; roadside signs are painted on car bonnets and riddled with bullet holes, unintelligible…

Published: The West Australian

Underground movements


Beneath the red rock of Western Australia’s spectacular Kimberley region lies a vast catacomb of largely unexplored caves, tunnels and underground rivers…

Published: Magazine - "Outer Edge"

Bucking good times in Borroloola


This is where once-a-year cowboys strap on their chaps, swig a bottle of courage called VB and hope for the best. This is rodeo, Borroloola style…

Published: Magazine - "Get Lost"