Tag Archives: Gundy

Aboriginal scarred tree 4

Last Sunday we walked over to the very beautiful paddock know as the Lower Wilderness. We went to check on a water trough that had recently been overflowing. My brother had adjusted the float while we were away. It was … 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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Dogs on the Backs of Utes 11

This is Miley and Thunder. Thunder is a Neopolitan Mastiff puppy. On this day he’d just had his vaccination shots. He was very good at the vet’s. Beautiful Miley, like most dogs on the backs of utes, was very concerned … Continue reading

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The Woop Woop March on horseback

Woop Woop is an Australian colloquialism that means the middle of nowhere. The equestrian protesters called the Franklin Horses are also using woop woop as a rallying cry. They are riding 1300km from Grafton, on The Clarence in Northern NSW, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal scarred tree

I’ve looked at this tree for years without really seeing it. But as soon as I knew what to look for, I saw it for what it is. An Aboriginal scarred tree, direct and eloquent evidence of the lives of … Continue reading

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Old friends at sunset

Late one afternoon a couple of weeks ago, I went to visit some old friends on my neighbour’s place. These three donkeys move all over the property. I hadn’t seen them for many months but here they were back in … Continue reading

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On a site once occupied by a blacks’ camp

The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 December 1935. S. MATTHEWS, GUNDY. A Lovely Little Bush Church. (BY REV. C. L. OLIVER.) Twelve miles from Scone, on the main northern railway line, Is the bush village of Gundy. In the centre of … Continue reading

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