Merry Aussie Bush Christmas

Merry Christmas to all. We hope you have a wonderful day and, for those of you who last, evening! In Australia, it is pleasing to see that we are slowly moving away from most of the winter iconography we inherited from Europe and the United States towards more accurate symbols of what it means to celebrate Christmas in the…

Red Gum – Diamantina Drover

Redgum was formed in Adelaide in 1975 by singer-songwriter John Schumann, Michael Atkinson on guitars/vocals and Verity Truman on flute/vocals. They were soon joined by Chris Timms on violin. All four had been students at Flinders University and together developed an intensely passionate and outspoken outlook. They were known for their protest song exploring the impact of…

The Drovers – Evan McHugh

For the drover’s life has pleasures that the townsfolk never know.’ From the High Country to the Outback, there are extraordinary stories of the men and women who have travelled across Australia behind mobs of cattle, sheep and horses. These quiet achievers, of every race and creed, forged an Australian legend. Evan McHugh brings alive…