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Common Threads

“Our country is at a turning point. It has to be, even if some of us aren’t willing to see it yet. There is no way we can continue going […]

NYE on the Hill

Happy belated New Year everybody! Our 2014 started on a high at NYE on the Hill, a 3-day camping and music festival on a farm in Victoria. Happy Camper Pizza was […]

Another kind of life?

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Juju, Mowgli and Coco: All in absolute bliss playing in the beautiful white sands of Currarong Beach (Jervis […]

First ever Airstream Rally “Down Under”

Somewhere in-between breaking down in the Northern Territory and launching Happy Camper Pizza, we managed to take part in a historical event – Australia’s first ever Airstream Rally. Officially, it […]

Bittersweet homecoming

I haven’t posted anything for a couple of months because I’ve been feeling really disappointed that we quit our road trip around Australia so early. One of the main reasons […]

35/52: The Devils Marbles

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Juju: Rock collecting.  Mowgli and Coco: Full of beans and up to no good.    North of Alice […]

Oarsome Alice Springs

As luck would have it, we arrived in Alice Springs just in time for the town’s famous sailing and rowing regatta – the Henley-on-Todd. It’s the world’s only dry boat […]

34/52: Peacock Digs

 “A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Coco: Digging in socks… The twins have been wearing odd socks for months – usually their sister’s pink […]

32/52: Outback Roadhouse

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Juju: Rock collecting beside the Sturt Desert Peas Mowgli and Coco: Lego buddies    As we cruised along […]

33/52: Camels at Uluru

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Mowgli: With Coober, named after Cooberpedy. Juju: She named her camel Princess Aurora, of course. Coco: He wouldn’t […]

Snapshots from Uluru

When we visited Australia’s Red Centre, the Optus phone tower had just been fire bombed. Alas I couldn’t post any photographs of Uluru (as known by its traditional owners, the Anangu.) […]

More Dirt and tortured gumtrees

We’re still cleaning dirt from inside our Airstream after a dusty ride from Pooncarie to Menindee, a small town in outback NSW famous for its lakes full of dead gum […]

Marshmallows and Dirt

It was a bit of a gamble, but we made it in one piece up nearly 100-kilometres of dirt road to Mungo National Park. The ranger I spoke to on […]

Al’s Bus

I love vintage buses nearly as much as I love Airstreams. If I had somewhere to park an old Bedford or a Leyland double decker, I would be scraping my pennies […]

Not so glamorous

We’ve been on the road for two weeks today. I’d love to say it’s been mostly great. But it has been two really long weeks. “Housewife’s holiday?” yelled a cheeky […]

On the road

We’re one week into a 2000 kilometre road trip from Melbourne to the Red Centre and a laissez-faire attitude has already kicked in – out of necessity. So far we’ve […]