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Back to the Bush: The Deua, Fat Mama and the Flock of Four

The Deua ran east through cool deep pools of forest green water, meandering through the Jurassic woods. Slender eucalyptus trees swayed in the breeze far above as prehistoric lizards, the Deua Water Dragons, splashed into the slow current, quickly crawling inland away from my baby-blue boat. They waddled away hoping not to be seen, hips and shoulders moving Continue reading Back to the Bush: The Deua, Fat Mama and the Flock of Four

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Back to the Bush: The Upstairs Neighbor

I wake up at 3:48am to the upstairs neighbor stomping around. The ceiling creaks and groans, the sound of grating metal filters down through the thin boards. It sounds like a brick is being shoved across the roof, and with a clatter something hits the stony path outside the bedroom window. “I think our neighbor just fell off the roof”
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