The Luck of the Irish

‘What‘ll ya have, Seamus?’ Lonnie O’Sullivan asked the next man lined up to his bar. ‘A pint of your finest ale Mr O’Sullivan if you please.’ Lonnie surveyed his domain with satisfaction. The saloon was scattered with miners.  The pall of smoke from pipes and hand-rolled cigarettes hung over the tables. Across the room, his wife, Sarah, played the piano. He smiled to himself, thinking … Continue reading The Luck of the Irish

Rain didn’t dampen dogs’ day in Durack

On a small acreage south of Brisbane Kim Jennings and her family currently have a menagerie including chickens, parrots and dogs, lots and lots of dogs. Kim breeds Tenterfield Terriers and has invited me along to the 2018 Dog Show Spectacular held at the Durack Showgrounds, where Stilwater Jack o’ Spades known as Jake, and Stilwater Queen o’ Hearts, or Evie, will compete in the … Continue reading Rain didn’t dampen dogs’ day in Durack