A collection of Short Stories of my meandering drive around Australia 1997-2001. Some are straight anecdotal stories while others are embellishments or are complete figments of my imagination.
Excerpt from To the Trucky's Delight:
I'd done about 270 kilometres that day having slept at a designated 'Rest Area' the night before that had shot-out 44 gallon drums with heavy duty plastic linings all filled to overflowing with beer bottles. The necessity of tired travellers, the 'pit stop' fill up of long haul drivers. Up here in any case so it seemed! A roofed concrete slab protected a 'picnic' table and bench set of impressive dimensions. Cyclone proof! Vandal proof! A standpipe and spring loaded tap and a slow turning windmill pumping Artesian water into a nearby bore pool. For stock and 'hardy' drinkers. It clanged no...