Happy National Poetry Day!

It may not be National Poetry Day in your part of the world, and you may be way more interested in the start of the London Olympics…but here in Australia I actually have something personally poetical to celebrate!  Today, two of my free verse poems are appearing in the new edition of the free (ironical…

The Ghan and Uluru, Part Four

For three days we were shuffled backwards and forwards between Alice Springs and Uluru so that we could see a sunset and a sunrise on this magnificent and incredible sight.  Uluru really does change many different colours, and is also a very different shape depending upon which side you are on. Four months before setting…

The Ghan, The Olgas, and Kings Canyon, Part Three

For the next three days we toured the surrounding area and discovered that squashing such a big trip into a short timetable has a few disadvantages, namely, coach travel.  No offence, but this really is not the best way to see some of these incredible sights, and we got peevish very early on with old…