Personalities

Personalities

An Afternoon with The Bat!

The Editorial Gomes and yours truly were coming back from Karumba in his trusty 20 year old Toyota Sahara (468,000 Ks), that runs a lot better than he does, when he asked “How long has it been since you’ve been to Seisia ??”. I answered “Years mate. But tell me why do you ask pilgrim […]

Read More

Rodeo Clowns

Nestled off the Peninsula Development road is the now almost forgotten town of Laura. While this sleeping hamlet may have handled over 20 000 passengers a year in the hey days of the Palmer River gold rush, today it boasts a pub a, police station and a not much more. It is truly a ‘blink […]

Read More

Thanakupi – one of the Legends of Cape York

Gloria Fletcher-James or Thanakupi, as she is known, is an a woman of enormous importance in Cape York Peninsula; a strong character who has encouraged others, developed programs and actively worked to sustain her indigenous culture, language and identity.   Thanakupi is a distinguished ambassador, cultural educator and community elder and has also gained momentous […]

Read More

Toots Holzheimer – A Woman Ahead of Her Time

I recognised her immediately, even though we had never met before. There was absolutely no mistaking her as she was the spitting image of her mother. Her warm brown eyes were a little wary at first, but very quickly softened and twinkled as she told me about the woman I had come to find out […]

Read More

View more articles about Accomodation in the Accomodation Archive.