3. Outbacker Baaackpacker: Settling in on an 85,000 Acre Aussie Sheep Farm

During the struggle, stress and strain of willing Jenny to revive, we eventually collapsed from exhaustion like a pair of defeated soldiers on a battlefield. We arose the next morning in a crumpled heap on the car floor pushed awkwardly against the rear door, cursing ourselves for ripping out the double mattress that had once lived in the back…

2. Stop Revive Survive: Kangaroo Bones and Flatlining Car Batteries

What is a road trip in our loveable Land Rover without a major breakdown? On 27th August, we plotted our route on Google Maps from Adelaide to Broken Hill expecting to meet our new employers in a car park outside Woolworths and follow them in convoy along the lengthy, deserted dirt roads to their home hidden in the…

1. A Landy in Allandy

Our East Coast and Outback escapades with Jenny the ever-thirsty fuel guzzler had rapidly dissolved our finances and we were now in desperate need of work and a steady income. Matty and I decided to upload a couple’s advertisement requesting work using the old reliable Gumtree, a well-reputed website in Australia where, unlike the UK,…