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Early Pleasures of Camping With my Parents -Guest Blogger

Recollections of the pleasures of touring and camping with my parents more than 60 years ago in a 1947 Buick. By John Price QLD

My parents, especially my father, loved to get out in the country: walking, camping, shooting. But mostly just breathing the fresh country air and enjoying nature.

Buy a Bale

Buy a Bale, supporting our rural communities in drought. This campaign is providing meaningful support for farmers by delivering hay and other essential items to farmers who have no feed left for their cattle.

 

Pilliga Hay Day 2014

All donations to our campaign have a four fold effect. Some hay is

Great Easter Camping Tips for Beginners

Are you wanting to go camping this Easter but don’t quite know where to start? In the second instalment of our Easter series some of the best camping bloggers have offered their advice for beginners. Before you set out on your Easter adventures take a moment to read these

Blaze Aid

BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that works with families and individuals in rural Australia after natural disasters such as fires and floods. Working alongside the rural families, our volunteers help to rebuild fences that have been damaged or destroyed.
Equally important, volunteers also help to lift the spirits of people who are often facing

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    You’ll Wonder How You Ever Went Without These Easter Camping Tips

You’ll Wonder How You Ever Went Without These Easter Camping Tips

Don’t forget the Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns!
– Lionel Mussell from Australian Caravan Club
Easter is fast approaching and there is no better time than the present to start organising a camping trip. If you have been camping before, chances are you will have experienced a hiccup or two somewhere

Stone The Crows Festival

The inaugural Stone the Crows Festival was a wonderful success – a sincerely thanks all the Grey Nomads who came and enjoyed the camaraderie, games, entertainment, seminars and workshops and everything we all shared. The Festival is back for Easter 2014 with more of the same, plus some extra

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    All the camping recipe inspiration you’ll need this season

All the camping recipe inspiration you’ll need this season

With Easter just around the corner, camping season for Australians is well and truly upon us. One of our favourite things about camping is sitting under the stars cooking a good old campfire meal. We had a chat to some of the top camping bloggers and it turns out

Early morning start

Day 5 for my field trip across QLD,NSW into VIC. An early start today , leaving Menindee Lakes at 0645.

There are some great camping spots in this area, there is the National Park ‘Kinchega’ which has 3 camping area’s , there is free camping at Pamamaroo and at the

Welcome rain in NW NSW

NW NSW are having a bit of luck with the weather, in the last 2 weeks over 100m of rain has fallen across the region, not all properties gained from the rain, but its welcomed after 2 years of drought …..Yesterdays afternoon storm near Enngonia

Vegan Campfire Recipe

Grilled Polenta Stack

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

2 avocados
1 lemon
Grilled polenta (prepared at home-see polenta recipe below)
1 can of lentils, drained and rinsed
2 tsp mild curry powder
1 bag pre-prepared salad
1 tbs olive oil
Desired amount of salt and pepper

 Method:

1. Cut 8 squares from your pre-prepared polenta (you will use this like bread)

2. Cut avocados

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