A very big man squeezed into a red lycra superhero jumpsuit is aghast. “I’ve been lied to and cheated out of a million bucks by the Chairman.” Can’t something be done to rectify this injustice? Mr Incredible stops and stares at me as though I’m completely mad. “Hell, no,” he huffs indignantly. “After all, we’re […]
“When we went to the early boat shows, we were called cockroaches by the big manufacturers,” remembers Robert. “That’s OK; cockroaches survive atomic blasts. Most of those manufacturers are now gone. We’re still thriving.”
In a humble backyard abode in South Australia, musician Don Morison has created an industry that has become the talk of the music world – Donmo Guitars. His guitars, with names like Rustbucket and Galvo, are as unique as they come, as loud as they come and in big demand.
Within the pavilion at Bradman Oval, a neat display of 132 neck ties in handsome timber and glass cases, boasting a kaleidoscope of colours, patterns and insignia, never fails to capture the attention of visiting players and cricket aficionados.
Water bubbling up from a bore beneath the Hamilton Inn in central Tasmania is touted as the purest mineral water in the world — an ancient elixir that is at least 7000 years old, stored in fissures between dolerite rock from the Jurassic period about 200 million years ago.
Ever dreamed about swimming with dolphins? How about bluefin tuna or sea lions? David Sly writes about getting really close to nature in beautiful South Australia.
Trefusis, the home of 31,000 sheep in Tasmania, produces some of the finest wools worldwide. In fact, Tasmania’s merino wool is the choice for exclusive Zegna Italian suits.
Set amidst the wild grandeur of South Australia, Kangaroo Island offers beauty, luxury, exotic wildlife, romance, adventure and one of the most amazing destinations in the world — Southern Ocean Lodge.
Off the coast of Victor Harbor in South Australia, Southern Right Whales keep returning in ever-increasing numbers to seek safe sanctuary from predators in these waters during breeding season.
It’s difficult to know how the Olympics will cope with a game whose supporters include a bunch of blue-faced smurfs, Scooby-Doo, Pacman, a cluster of power rangers, at least a dozen Wonder Women and a smattering of wayward sheiks and Aussie beachgirls thrown in for good measure. But that’s Rugby Sevens for you, as our Australian correspond David Sly discovers.