Category Archives: Trading Adventures

Walkabout 31 – tyres, grinding grooves and surprises…

It was our expectation that Dubbo with its 41000 population would be able to provide us with the new tyres we needed for the van. They could eventually but it was lucky for us that we had to wait for … Continue reading

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Walkabout 29 Boyne to Burren Junction

Agnes Water is a distant dream.  We still don’t have the post that was supposed to be there but I do have the feedback from the panel and am on the way to working with it.  Wish I could settle … Continue reading

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Walkabout 20 – all about Gold

The market in Charters Towers was OK – we  had left Clermont exhausted and stopped at Belyando Crossing, it is marked on the map but is only a roadhouse with rooms and showers.  It does have a pub though!  We … Continue reading

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Walkabout 19 – A Gem of a Time

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Walkabout 18 Workman’s Beach to Dawson’s River Crossing

A view of the beach at 1770 from the lookout.  AW is to the right of the picture. Our view of the loos at WB Before we speak of Paradise I must say that the bad news is that the … Continue reading

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Walkabout 16 – local is best

We always take local advice.  This weekend we went to the market at Agnes Waters instead of returning to the Shalom Market  in Bundaberg.  For most of the morning we chided ourselves for taking local advice instead of returning to … Continue reading

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Walkabout 15 – The Night of the Long Fingernails.

So all and sundry I guess you are keen to find out about the heading for this blog… however you will have to wait until I recap on our last week. On Tuesday we headed over to our favourite mechanic … Continue reading

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Gate crashers or ‘knockers’?

In Toogoolawah on Monday we saw a sign for a garage sale this coming weekend so being at a loose end and on the hunt for stock we decided to gatecrash/door knock  and see if they would sell us anything. … Continue reading

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Gillian Austin’s Trousseau (Glory Box – AusE)

On a crisp autumn morning we walked into the Hospice Shop at Benmore.  We walked past a scrum of – mainly women- fighting over heaps of clothing and linen on the pavement – they were having a jumble sale.  Have … Continue reading

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Antique movie projector and other stories

One of our readers asked us to tell a bit about interesting ‘finds’ so that is what this is about.  I am sorry about the cluttered picture but it is the best we have of recent stock. The interesting stuff … Continue reading

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