The importance of being south-west June 3rd 2006 My car tour of the south-west took place in a white Corolla hired from Bayswater Car Rental, a company whose adverts contain a naked woman and the words "No birds" - I can only assume that a bird is Australian slang for a car that doesn't run very well. Not sure where the naked woman comes in though. With it being a holiday weekend, arguably it wasn't the best time to be on the roads but I saw n ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Bunbury Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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