sausage roll

Time To Rock The Roll

I think the legendary Australian rocker Bon Scott almost said it best when he nearly sang, “It’s a long way to the shop if you want a sausage roll”. Never a truer word virtually...
freedom camping

Freedom Camping Advice

Free camping. We all love the idea of it. The trouble is knowing what free camping is and understanding how to get the best of it. Here’s the word: the best way to approach free...
Walkamin

Woes in Walkamin

I said last month that I'd still be in Queensland when writing my column for the next issue but I didn't know then that I'd have no choice! When I was shopping last Sunday,...
ultimate caravan

Is This The Ultimate Caravan Setup?

It's not often that you come across a rig that ticks all the boxes but Russell and Valerie Balfour have an outfit that would be the envy of any full-timing RVer. Their tri-axle Roma caravan,...
pie

How To Find The Perfect Pie

Steak and pepper, lamb, pork, kangaroo, emu or humble, the pie is unassuming, warming, and comforting. It’s Australia wrapped in pastry. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, Aussies love pies at the footy, down by the...
Climate

A Climate of Change

I'm not going to get into an endless and rather pointless discussion about climate change. But I thought I'd mention that I'm in Far North Queensland at the moment and the daytime temperature is...
esky

My Dad Was An Ice Addict

Gidday RVers! Just recently I’ve been thinking about a cold beer, in fact I’m thinking about one right now. I know where I get it from, my Dad, he loved an ice cold beer;...
Australian Caravan Club

An Irish Festival Muster

I was a bit apprehensive about going to an Irish festival with my nemesis, Murphy, along but he kept his head down most of the time. Our Australian Caravan Club branch, the Gippsland Gypsies...
Hall's Gap

A Hall’s Gap Park and a Pressure Cooker

Regular readers would know I’ve been waiting for a sticker to arrive from Mercedes Benz in Germany following repairs to Yemmy. It has finally arrived and I've stuck it on as requested, and I'm...
annexe

Life in an Annexe

I have so many memories of caravanning as a kid, some good, others not so much. First up, as kids on a camping holiday, my two brothers and I were on pretty much the...