The Pilliga Princess

 Posted by at 12:14 pm  16 Responses »
Apr 092005
 
The Pilliga Princess

Pilliga Scrub, NSW Australia c.1980 The Pilliga Scrub is a massive expanse of thick bushland in the central upper half of New South Wales and covers an area of about 80 x 120 kilometres. Much has been lost in there, never to be found again, from sheep and cattle, to people and vehicles. Even today, ►►

The Empty Farmhouse

 Posted by at 12:49 pm  11 Responses »
Feb 202005
 
The Empty Farmhouse

30km outside Narromine, NSW Australia 1985 For a long time my father worked for a man who owned a lot of land. One particular property of his is called ‘Arrabree’. 3,000 undulating acres with a huge, old but well-kept house, machinery sheds, stock yards, shearing sheds, grain silos and more. The farm needed caretakers, and ►►

Through the Keyhole

 Posted by at 11:53 am  8 Responses »
Jan 082005
 

Trangie, NSW Australia May school holidays, 1979 Back when there were only three school terms per year in Australia, I would stay at my cousin’s house every May school holidays. He lived in Trangie, which is the next town west of my home town, Narromine. Incidentally, it was around this time in my life when ►►

The Blackout

 Posted by at 11:47 am  15 Responses »
Dec 192004
 

Told to me by my brother on the night it happened. The power goes out during a storm, a group of kids home alone experience an unseen, paralysing fear.

The Hidden Stream

 Posted by at 1:11 pm  7 Responses »
Jun 092004
 
The Hidden Stream

Green Point, NSW Australia 1997 Back then I lived about an hour’s drive north of Sydney on the New South Wales Central Coast. The suburb is called Green Point, and my house sat peacefully among others, at the foot of a mountain reserve called Kincumber Mountain. I signed over the house to my ex-wife when ►►

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