Creative Routes: An artistic journey along the Canning Stock Route

Creative Routes: Indigenous artists of the Canning Stock Route On a chilly Canberra day (is there any other type in winter?), I visited the Australian museum to view an exhibition titled “ Kaninjaku: stories from the Canning stock route”.  This area which takes in a number of tribal homelands along the remote deserts of Western… Read More Creative Routes: An artistic journey along the Canning Stock Route

Great Ocean

“Now, on this road trip, my mind seemed to uncrinkle, to breathe, to present to itself a cure for a disease it had not, until now, known it had.”                     Elizabeth Berg, The Year of Pleasures Towards the end of my house sit in Jan Juc, I took the opportunity for a short drive along… Read More Great Ocean

The Lost Art of Asking For Directions and Other Dwindling Travel Skills

I’m a directionally challenged person. Don’t laugh, this deficiency can lead me up many blind alleys where Google maps, that universal compass, is of no earthly use. Finding my way to a destination, calls for the use of communication and other interpersonal skills on my part and the goodness and kindness of strangers on another’s… Read More The Lost Art of Asking For Directions and Other Dwindling Travel Skills