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I’ve been everywhere & Walkers

UK Crisp (or chip for Australian readers) manufacturer Walkers is using a cover of ‘I’ve been everywhere’ by Kitty, Daisy & Lewis in their latest TV advert. As in earlier Walkers adverts former England Striker, Gary Lineker features – this time as a tractor driver. Check it out! Thanks Tony for bringing this to my attention.

Toronto, Canada

I had a two day whistle stop tour of Toronto planned as part of my trip to North America but sadly a changed flight schedule resulted in the the stay being cut even shorter to just 24 hours. Whilst my visit was short, I was still very keen to catch up with my old work […]

No day for a picnic

If I had known of the scale of the tragedy and deception associated with Hanging Rock before my visit, this pleasant and tranquil setting may have been interpreted as somber or even macabre in nature. For back in 1900 on Valentines Day a teacher and three students went missing never to be found again – […]

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6.30 with George Negus

After completing the I’ve been everywhere adventure the Channel 10 program “6.30 with George Negus” picked up on the story. These few minutes of footage took a whole day of filming. Despite having travelled over 30,000 km visiting all the places unscathed, the Channel 10 camera came dismounted from the car during filming, scratching the […]

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I’ve been everywhere & Walkers

UK Crisp (or chip for Australian readers) manufacturer Walkers is using a cover of ‘I’ve been everywhere’ by Kitty, Daisy & Lewis in their latest TV advert. As in earlier Walkers adverts former England Striker, Gary Lineker features – this time as a tractor driver. Check it out! Thanks Tony for bringing this to my attention.

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Toronto, Canada

I had a two day whistle stop tour of Toronto planned as part of my trip to North America but sadly a changed flight schedule resulted in the the stay being cut even shorter to just 24 hours. Whilst my visit was short, I was still very keen to catch up with my old work […]

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Daylesford, Victoria

When I was invited away to daylesford with A Table For Two for the weekend initially I was cautious as spending a long weekend in an Australian country town can sometimes prove to be tricky. Many close down for the weekend and some have little for the tourist to explore without travelling vast distances. Added […]

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Old Macaroni at Hepburn Springs

I was recently invited along on a weekend trip to Daylsford in Victoria, Australia and after visiting the Hanging Rock we made our way to the small town of Hepburn Springs. Hepburn Springs is a neighbouring town to Daylsford and was the location of our accommodation for our stay. The town is easy to reach, […]

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No day for a picnic

If I had known of the scale of the tragedy and deception associated with Hanging Rock before my visit, this pleasant and tranquil setting may have been interpreted as somber or even macabre in nature. For back in 1900 on Valentines Day a teacher and three students went missing never to be found again – […]

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6.30 with George Negus

After completing the I’ve been everywhere adventure the Channel 10 program “6.30 with George Negus” picked up on the story. These few minutes of footage took a whole day of filming. Despite having travelled over 30,000 km visiting all the places unscathed, the Channel 10 camera came dismounted from the car during filming, scratching the […]

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Base Camp: Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy is not in the I’ve been everywhere song, but it did serve as a ‘base camp’ for my […]

Darwin, NT

Traveling around Australia has, if nothing else, demonstrated what a resilient lot Australians are. However, a few days in Darwin […]

Great Great Great Great Great Uncle James and the Brumby Horse

Whilst the weather is not supportive of my travels around Australia at the moment, some desk research into my family […]

Gundagai, NSW

I like Gundagai. It is one of those towns where its past is still so evident in its present. My […]

Geoff Mack – Writer of “I’ve been everywhere”

Shortly after I started my ‘Everywhere’ quest I decided to write to Geoff Mack to see if I could get […]

Boulia, QLD and the Min Min Lights

DAY 7: Now Boulia is not one of the places in the ‘I’ve been everywhere man’ song. It is however […]