Magnetic Island

After a 25 minute ferry transfer from Townsville, one can find oneself on the magical Island that is Magnetic Island! Named after an error in James Cook’s belief that the Island was interfering with his compasses, this 52 kilometres squared Island has something for everyone. Adventurethon, Geocaching and Treasure Hunts are all fun features the…

Mallacoota and Croajingolong national park

Quite some time ago, I visited the small town of Mallacoota. Located in the North of Victoria, it is a small quiet town with a fixed population of under a thousand residents. Australia is so large, in one day you can be in the desert and the next be at the snow, so I endeavor…

2015 Homeless Christmas lunch in Townsville

At the end of last year, I was very touched to play a small part in what turned out to be a big day, the homeless Christmas lunch in Townsville. Without getting into the broader problems of endemic homelessness and the accompanying social problems, this event was the idea of a friend who was spurred…

Little Crystal Creek

About an hour away from where I dwell in Townsville, is a beautiful natural world, away from the strange concrete jungle that some days I am eager to escape from. Little Crystal Creek is really worth the time to go discover! Here is more great information, including directions! Everyone was lovely and friendly, there for a nice…

Writing a journal, for the mentally cluttered.

Fair day to you dearest reader! This freshest of posts comes after much deliberation. I kept a (somewhat ridiculous) little blog for many years, and felt it was time to start again. But what does one post about in this many pronged network of the interwebs? The old adage came to mind, the oft cited…

Hello world!

Hello virtual portal to mystically linked lands! This entry will read that it was posted three years ago, but I am now writing this in the two thousandth and fifteenth year. WordPress has suggested a “tell us what this blog is about” section, and my honest answer fair reader is, I do not know! My…