Category Archives: Dogs

Dogs on the Backs of Utes 19

Late this arvo in the Woollies car park at Scone. Moments before I took this photo, they were both all over me trying to love me to death. Much wriggling and tail wagging and licking on their part, and much … Continue reading

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Dogs on the Backs of Utes 18 – Vale Mary

Terrible things happen on farms. I took these photos of my neighbour’s dog Mary, with her pup, on the back of his ute six weeks ago. Two weeks ago, Mary was killed by one of our cows. It was horrible. … Continue reading

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Dogs on the Backs of Utes 17

I took this photo in the main street of Scone last Saturday, just as the ute was pulling away from the curb. So the answer is yes, this tiny dog really was relegated to the back of the ute. I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Dogs on the Backs of Utes 16

Waiting patiently outside the Gundy pub. A whole lotta dog on the back of a ute.            Ted, Sally, Suzie and Bella. But where’s Bruno? There he is, facing the other way. They look a bit cramped but they are as … Continue reading

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Here be wombats!

Watch out Ellie! You don’t want to go in there… In my final post for last year,  I wrote of the return of wombats to our land after many decades absence. Here is fresh evidence – a new wombat hole! … Continue reading

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Signs in the landscape 2

Everywhere. Traces of white ‘settlement’ in the landscape. Stretching back to 1828, like an old fence line between the past and present. Timber, wire, metal, glass. Ghost gateways to former paddocks and yards. Old posts; sometimes a single sentinel, often … Continue reading

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Dogs on the Backs of Utes 15

Sometimes you’ve got to bend the rules! Light rain and much stuff in the tray meant Lisa got to travel in the cabin rather than on the back of her ute. She’s an old lady now but her owner told … Continue reading

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