West past the Thomson to Winton

They say that once you cross the Thomson River you’ll keep coming back. I think they may be right. Last week I flew from Bundaberg to Brisbane to Barcaldine to Longreach then drove to Winton for the Outback Writers Festival. I watched the landscape change from blue and vivid green to tan and rich ochre. Continue reading

Water of life

I love flying over the Channel Country in western Queensland where I can see proof of the changing seasons in the amount of water spreading through the vein-like webbing of rivers and creeks. Nicole Alexander is a grazier who’s directly influenced by that ebb and flow. Today she’s sharing her wonderful evocative thoughts on water. Continue reading