Australia

How Much Does a Bungy Jump Cost?

May 25, 2010

Bungy jumping is a rite of passage for today’s travellers. The height of the bungy jump, is effectively your travel penis: Mine’s bigger than yours. Mine was more beautiful. Mine went wrong. Mine splashed me. However, such mighty adventure sports can come at extremely high prices, and bruise even the tightest budget. Take your phallus […]

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This Small and Lonely Planet

March 15, 2010

Just when you’re ready to give up. Just when life couldn’t get any more miserable. A man turns up. And he’s got bare feet. Discover the incredible tale, of the time two travellers got stuck in the mud in Australia’s far southwest.

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The Blue Noose

March 9, 2010

Waking up to find a blue noose hanging beside your tent is not the best way to start your day. Discover more about what happened along our Australian road trip, in The Blue Noose.

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Principality of Hutt River: A Lesson in Principles

December 2, 2009

All rise for the national anthem of the Principality of Hutt River It’s a hard land but it’s our land. Built with love and dedication. Self-assurance is our small nation. One man’s dream of independence. God bless the Prince of The Hutt River Province. God bless the man whose dream has come true. God bless […]

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Swimming With Australia’s Whale Shark

October 7, 2009

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Ocean’s Roaming Gypsies Thirteen years ago, I was stood on the deck of a boat in an Egyptian bay. I was fourteen years old, sopping wet from scuba diving and torn between the scourge of seasickness, and a seemingly endless feast spread upon a paper tablecloth. Then […]

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Trails of the Unexpected

September 4, 2009

I stare at the newspaper. It wasn’t me. I gawp at the television. It wasn’t me. I trawl through the internet. It wasn’t me! I listen to the radio, podcasts, and conversations on the bus. It WASN’T me! At least — I hope it wasn’t me?

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A Stroll Along Australia’s West Coast

August 24, 2009

The beach was pale and despite being daubed with colourful swimwear, it was lacking and hollow. It was everything a beach should be; sparse and coated in sun like treacle smothers toast. Reb and I reached a mutual agreement to leave, without the need for fall away words. We’d replaced a blown-out tyre, filled the […]

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