Category Archives: CROSS TRAX!

One man’s view about the things that really matter….

Who doesn’t need the radio?

Bill is a guy who follows Jesus.  And he tells the story of co-piloting a plane from the West Coast of the USA to Chicago with a pilot he had flown with a few times.  Once the auto-pilot was on … Continue reading

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Crosstracks – Christmas 2004

No travel tales, or 4WD Outback experiences, but a sort of ‘twisted’ Christmas tale that starts ‘down on the farm’, and ends with a thought about Mel Gibson’s 2004 Big Movie. It was another stinking hot day down on ‘the … Continue reading

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ASKING THE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS.

ASKING THE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS. When you are travelling in the Outback have you ever noticed that it doesn’t matter whether you are filling up with fuel, buying some supplies at the local General Store, or even just looking at some … Continue reading

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Who, if anyone at all is in charge?

Who, if anyone at all is in charge? Good question! But the really sad thing is that very few people are getting a serious or credible answer. Lots of noises are being made and much sabre rattling, but the world … Continue reading

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The 25th anniversary of one of the greatest trips that I ever did…

This year will mark the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest trips that I ever did….. It was 1975, and we packed the family and enough food for 5 weeks and enough spare parts for any eventuality and set … Continue reading

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The day the wheels fell off…. and the gear box died and…

“The day the wheels fell off…. and the gear box died and…. the swivel pins seized….and…..” Sounds like the words of a real ‘tear jerkin’, Tamworth Country Music Festival, prize-winning song about the woes of the ol’ Outback Sundowner… But … Continue reading

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