Author: Jane F

This is my go-to party meal. As a fisho, when we are hosting guests, I feel compelled to make something with fish or seafood. This prawn and crab seafood lasagne blows everything else out of the water. It's easy to make and will have everyone...

Nothing puts me on edge more than watching a climber stroll up to the crag, tie on to a steep and challenging route, and begin climbing. I physically shudder at the thought that I am about to witness a career-ending injury, not because I am...

It happens to all camping enthusiasts at some point. You are bound to forget one of your most essential pieces of kit. The first time it happened to me, it was my sleeping bag. I spent the whole weekend annoyed, and disgruntled, furious at myself...

A heavy guitar riff was blasting out of my Toyota 79 Landcruiser as I approached the Kennedy Range from the Gascoyne River on its southwestern side. The paved roads had run out long ago and we had been on gravel and dirt roads for some...

When I am knee deep in shallow water, throwing my flies out and retrieving them with a therapeutic, rhythmic whirr, my mind often flits back to the same question time and time again. Why aren't there more women fishos? Women love to explore the rural Australian...

Whenever I head out on my kayak, I always go armed. Not because I am expecting some end of the world-type scenario whilst out on my kayak but because a PFD knife has come in handy in a number of situations. CUTTING MYSELF OUT OF SNAGS I...

Camping is supposed to be about connecting with nature, living minimally and leaving behind the modern day stresses and technologies. However without all the comforts of your home sometimes you end up hurting nature by creating huge amounts of waste that is really not necessary. Here...

Everyone needs to urinate regularly, that’s just a fact. That’s why I am bringing up the topic of peeing in the outback. We need to take a little care and not just whip out the snake or squat where we think it is private enough....

I love my cat, but it does some weird things. From going literally crazy when there is a cardboard box left open, to staring at me like it wants to kill me from corners of the room. I wish there was a way to communicate...

Separation anxiety may sound trivial, but the symptoms and way it manifests itself in our dog's behaviour is anything but. Coming home to a mess of toilet paper everywhere and pillows all destroyed isn’t always a sign of separation anxiety, your dog may have just...