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A marketing professional with many years experience across a broad range of industries including fashion, pharmaceuticals, finance, etc. currently available for new employment. Special interests: travel, food and healthy eating, animals and animal welfare, literature, movies

Name Dropping in Sydney

Love this post and the beautiful shots of the pre-Xmas shop window of madly expensive shops.

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In the Red Centre of Australia 1 – The Stunning West MacDonnell Ranges

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The West MacDonnell (Tyurretye) National Park stretches 160 km from Alice Springs and we decide to visit it as a day trip, so it is an early morning start. We get picked up at 7 am by our guide, Deborah or Deb, but definitely not Debbie as she makes it clear right at the beginning.

She is a wealth of knowledge Continue reading In the Red Centre of Australia 1 – The Stunning West MacDonnell Ranges

Currently reading: Great Australian working dog stories

Authors: Angela Goode & Mike Hayes (ABC/HarperCollinsPublishers)

“And what about the mountain dogs who were so good in the yards, they could even do up the gates?

‘You’ve heard the yarn, haven’t you?’ asked Lanky Couldron ‘about the bloke who reckoned his dog was so smart that he could pen a mob of sheep, push the hurdle gate shut himself and even jump up and put in the little wooden peg to keep it shut? The only problem was that those little pegs had a habit of fallin’ out and if that happened the bloody sheep’d get out.’
Some other bloke, who’d been listening all night without saying much, suddenly snorted with contempt. Continue reading Currently reading: Great Australian working dog stories